Plant Basics Practice Test 2010
- Horticulture is the art and science of ________.
011103 1.01 Plant Structures and Functions
- What is the primary function of the leaf?
- Describe three leaf arrangement patterns.
- What are the primary functions of the stem?
- What structures might you find at a node?
- Describe the structure and function of a vascular bundle.
- Describe the structure and function of xylem and phloem.
- What are the primary functions of roots?
- The two main root systems are _____.
- When transplanting plants their root hairs are usually broken. Elaborate.
- Primary plant growth occurs at the ___.
- Define a bud.
- Describe the three types of buds.
- Explain what we mean when we say meristem is capable of differentiation.
- Why are lateral meristems needed by the plant?
- Draw a plant and label these parts: root, root cap, root hairs, axial bud, internode, leaf, node, terminal bud, alternate leaf pattern.
011103 1.01 Plant Processes
- The process that uses light energy to create an organic compound from a gas is called ____.
- The process that uses an organic compound and provides cellular energy for the plant to use is called ___.
- The process that moves water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves is called __
- The chemical formula for photosynthesis is ______.
- What do stomata do for the plant?
011103 1.03 Plant Variations
- Some desert plants drop their leaves in the summer. Explain.
- Crocus are beginning to bloom! They store food reserves in a modified stem. How is that a useful variation?
- Describe a leaf, stem and root variation.
WA 9-11 SYSB. Plant Interconnected Systems
- Diagram the inputs and outputs of the vascular system.
- Diagram the inputs and outputs of the leaves.
- Diagram the inputs and outputs of the roots.
- Diagram a plant system.