Flashcards - Plant Reproduction and Growth

Flashcards - Plant Reproduction and Growth
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double fertilization
Double fertilization is a complex fertilization mechanism of flowering plants
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microsporangia
A microsporangium is a sporangium that produces spores that give rise to male gametophytes
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sporophyte
A sporophyte is the diploid multicellular stage in the life cycle of a plant or alga
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alternation of generations
Alternation of generations is a term primarily used to describe the life cycle of plants
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zygote
A zygote , is a eukaryotic cell formed by a fertilization event between two gametes
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spore
Spore is a 2008 life simulation, real-time strategy single-player god game developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright, released for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X
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gametophyte
A gametophyte is a stage in the life cycle of plants and algae that undergo alternation of generations
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gametes
A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that sexually reproduce
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gametes
A gamete is a cell that fuses with another cell during fertilization in organisms that sexually reproduce
gametophyte
A gametophyte is a stage in the life cycle of plants and algae that undergo alternation of generations
spore
Spore is a 2008 life simulation, real-time strategy single-player god game developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright, released for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X
zygote
A zygote , is a eukaryotic cell formed by a fertilization event between two gametes
alternation of generations
Alternation of generations is a term primarily used to describe the life cycle of plants
sporophyte
A sporophyte is the diploid multicellular stage in the life cycle of a plant or alga
microsporangia
A microsporangium is a sporangium that produces spores that give rise to male gametophytes
double fertilization
Double fertilization is a complex fertilization mechanism of flowering plants
flowers
A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in plants that are floral
geotropism
Gravitropism is a turning or growth movement by a plant or fungus in response to gravity
phototropism
Phototropism is the growth of an organism which responds to a light stimulus
thigmatropism
Thigmotropism is a directional growth movement of curvature which occurs in response to stimulus of contact
tropism
A tropism is a biological phenomenon, indicating growth or turning movement of a biological organism, usually a plant, in response to an environmental stimulus
photoperiodic
Photoperiodism is the physiological reaction of organisms to the length of day or night
endosperm
Endosperm is a tissue produced inside the seeds of most of the flowering plants following fertilization
photoreceptors
A photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuron found in the retina that is capable of phototransduction
Ethylene
Ethylene is a hydrocarbon which has the formula C2H4 or H2C=CH2

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