- Define a bud .
- Buds may be described by their location and by their 'fate'. A bud at the tip of a shoot is a _________ bud.
- Buds at the location where the leaf attaches to the stem (the leaf axil) are called ____________ buds.
- Vegetative buds develop into ____________.
- ____________ buds develop into flowers
- ____________ buds produce both shoots and flowers.
- Meristem cells are capable of becoming _________ type of cell.
- Apical meristem allows the plant to have __________ growth. (primary or secondary)
- Why are apical meristems the meristems of shoots and roots?
- Compare and contrast primary and secondary growth.
- Why are lateral meristem needed by the plant?
- What does having intercalary meristem allow some grasses to still grow after the plant is grazed by an animal?
- Why are the trunks of some trees protected from damage by rabbits (and weed eaters) by fencing?
- Describe two lateral meristems .
Each drawing is evaluated using a Visual Presentations Rubric
- External structure: Sketch a woody dicot showing the locations of meristem tissue. Label the shoot and root apical meristems, lateral meristem (vascular cambium and cork cambium).