Topic 9.1: Plant Structure and Growth

9.1 Plant structure and growth

9.1.1

Draw and label plan diagrams to show the distribution of tissues in the stem and leaf of a dicotyledonous plant.

9.1.2

Outline three differences between the structures of dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous plants.

9.1.3

Explain the relationship between the distribution of tissues in the leaf and the functions of these tissues.

9.1.4

Identify modifications of roots, stems and leaves for different functions: bulbs, stem tubers, storage roots and tendrils.

9.1.5

State that dicotyledonous plants have apical and lateral meristems.

9.1.6

Compare growth due to apical and lateral meristems in dicotyledonous plants.

9.1.7

Explain the role of auxin in phototropism as an example of the control of plant growth.

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