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1

What is the function of leaves?

The function of the leaves is do photosynthesis.

2

How does glucose travel?

Glucose travels in the form of sucrose.

3

What happens when sucrose gets to its final destination?

It is stored in starch.

4

What cells do photosynthesis not occur in?

epidermal cells

5

What is the function of the cuticle?

not to let water out

6

What happens the palisade mesophyll?

photosynthesis takes place there

7

What is the main job of the sponge mesophyll?

storing starch

8

What does the vein contain?

The vein contains the xylem and phloem

9

What is the function of the vein?

allows food and water to travel

10

What are the secondary functions of the vein?

provides the support and structure for the leaves

11

What is the function of the stoma?

The stoma doorway for carbon dioxide.

12

What does the photosynthesis require?

It requires carbon dioxide.

13

How can the water be lost?

Water can be lost thru the stoma.

14

What is transpiration?

unavoidable lose thru stoma

15

What are guard cells?

regulates the opening of the stoma

16

What do guard cells do?

open and close the hole based on whether the plant needs water or less water

17

In 75 degree weather are the guard cells closed or not closed?

Mostly closed

18

What are leaves on monocot diagrams?

parallel veins on the leaves

19

What kind of veins of dicots have?

it has net like leaves

20

What are flowers?

modified stems wth special leaves

21

What are receptacles?

points of attachments from stems to the rest of the floral parts

22

What is a sepal?

protects the flower in the bud stage

23

Why do bees go to flowers?

to get nectar

24

What happens when the bees swallow the nectar?

It turns into honey

25

What filament?

gets sacks up higher in the air

26

What is the job stamen?

The job of the state is made pollen.

27

What is the stigma?

produces sticky liquid to trap the pollen

28

What is the style?

gets the stigma higher in the air

29

What is the ovary?

The key to sexual reproduction

30

What is the ovule?

the ovary could have multiple of ovary