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Chapter 14 A: Plant Physiology

Teacher: Snickerfritz
Across
Adjective used to describe a plant that does not receive adequate light; stem is elongated, but size and number of leaves are greatly reduced
Part of the stamen that supports the anther
Property of water molecules that causes them to stick together
The release of water vapor from the leaves of plants into the environment
Pressure that forces water and dissolved substances to move up the xylem of the stem
The beginning of growth of an embryonic plant within a seed
Tropic response to contact with an object
A mature ovary with seeds inside
The response of a plant to changes in light intensity and length of days
Sticky uppermost part of the carpel
The process of placing a bud with a sliver of bark under a slit in the bark of the stock as a method of grafting
Growth response to light
Structure at the base of the carpel which contains the ovule
AKA solar tracking; describes the movement of a plant as it "follows" the sun across the sky
Movements that are the result of a loss of turgor pressure in certain cells, most often at the base of the petal or leaf
Plant pigments that regulate the physiological processes of photoperiodism
Stalk that supports the flower
A growth regulating hormone in plants; ex: IAA
Hormones that stimulate cell diivision in plants and promote lateral bud growth; can also retard the aging in flowers, frutis and leaves
Part of the flower inside the sepals; often large and conspicuous
Down
Pressure caused by enough water inside a plant cell to give the cell stiffness
Abbreviation for East Carolina University
Opposite of yes
Movements characterized by rapid loss of turgor pressure in response to touch
Gradual movements that appear to be in response to the cycle of light
Describes plants that have leaves designed to catch and digest insects
Growth of roots towad water
A sac in which pollen grains are formed; supported by the filament;part of the stamen
Male reproductive structure within a flower
Growth hormone in plants that stimulates cell division and elongation in leaves and stems
A growth response in plants as a result of a stimulus
Growth response to gravity
Decomposing organic matter
Protective sheath of a growing embryonic stem
Process where drops of water are forced through the stomata at the tips and edges of a leaf
Hormone produced by fruit; stimulates ripening
Stalklike structure that supports the stigma
Outermost ring of flower structure; often are green and protect the other flower parts
Female reproductive structure in plants
Writer of most of the letters in the New Testament