Flashcards in Old Deck (30):
Aside from oxygen, which gas is important plants?
the process by which plants make their own food
Plants make sugar [blank] from carbon dioxide and water
Are the chloroplasts in the grana or are the grana in the chloroplasts?
The grana are in the chloroplasts?
The pigment in plants that absorbs light energy is called...
Why are most plants green?
Chlorophyll absorbs many wavelengths but reflect more wavelengths of green light
What happens to the light energy that is captured by chlorophyll?
It is used to help form glucose molecules
When photosynthesis takes place the plant gives off what gas?
The process by which cells use oxygen to produce energy from food
Excess glucose is converted to another type of sugar is called [blank] or stored as [blank]
Excess glucose is converted to another type of sugar is called sucrose or stored as starch
An opening in a leaf's epidermis
The loss of water from the leaves
A waxy coating that protects the plant from water loss
Double doors for a stoma
The base of nearly all food chains on earth is formed by ...
How do some animals get energy from plants indirectly?
They eat animals that eat plants. Example:
Antelope eats grass. Then lion eats antelope
What is the largest most diverse group of plants?
What takes place when pollen is moved from anthers to stigmas?
What happens when sperm fuses with the egg inside an ovule?
What develops into a seed after fertilization takes place?
What is a dormant seed?
An inactive seed
Seed becoming a plant
What three things do seeds need in order to sprout?
Water, air, and warm temp.
Above ground stems from which new plants can grow
Tiny plants that grow along the edges of a plants leaves and fall off and grow on their own
Underground stems from which new plants can grow
Vascular tissue that transports water and minerals through a plant
Vascular tissue that transports food molecules to all parts of a plant
Where are root systems located?