W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School The World of Plants (B) Growing Plants.

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W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School The World of Plants (B) Growing Plants

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 1. Give the function of the following parts of a seed Seed coat Embryo plant Cotyledon protection grows into new plant food store until the first green leaves appear

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 2. In the following experiment to investigate conditions for germination of cress seeds, what conclusion do you come to? Answer: Seeds need oxygen, water and heat to germinate Seeds do not need light to germinate

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 3.. Why can a large seed be planted deeper in the ground than a small seed? Answer: If a small seed was planted too deeply in the ground it would use up its food store (in the cotyledon) before the first green leaves appeared.

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 4.. Answer: What is the name given to the temperature at which seeds will germinate best at? The optimum temperature.

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 5.. Answer: 20 o C Below is table to show what percentage of seeds germinate at different temperatures. What is the optimum temperature for germination ?

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 6.. Answer: Why was there no germination at 0 0 C ? Because it was too cold for the enzymes involved in germination to function.

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 7.. Give the function of each of the following parts of a flowering plant Petal Sepal Anther Nectary colour / scent to attract insects protects the bud before it opens produces pollen contains nectar to feed insects

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 8.. What is the definition of fertilisation? Joining together the male and female gamete. Answer:

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 9.. What is meant by pollination in a flowering plant? The process by which pollen grains travel from anther to stigma. Answer: ?

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 10.. What is the difference between self pollination and cross pollination? a) Self Pollination means - Pollen is transferred from anther to stigma of the same flower. Pollen is transferred from anther to stigma of a different flower. b) Cross pollination means -

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 11.. What is the difference between wind pollination and insect pollination? a)Wind Pollination means - Pollen grains are transferred by the wind. Pollen grains are transferred by insects. b) Insect pollination means -

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 12.. Below is a table comparing the structure of wind and insect pollinated flowers. Fill in the gaps. Insect Pollinated Wind Pollinated Petals small and green Petals large and coloured Sticky, spiky pollen Small, light pollen Scented No scent Usually produce nectar Never produce nectar

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 13.. Below you will see a list of flowers. Which are insect pollinated and which are wind pollinated? Buttercup - Grass - Dandelion - Barley - Tulip - Lavender - Insect Wind

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 14.. The pollen grain lands on the ______ The male sex cell is inside the _____ and grows a tube down through the ____ to reach the female sex cell in the _____ pollen style ovary. stigma.

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 15.. Answer : What term describes the pollen nucleus joining with the ovule nucleus ? Fertilization

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 16.. Answer : Where does fertilization take place in a plant? In the ovary

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 17.. Answer : Name the structure which always contains the seeds. The fruit

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 18.. After fertilisation what do the following parts of the flower become? The flower stalk becomes.. The ovary becomes.. The ovules become.. The petals,stamen,stigma.. the fruit stalk the fruit the seeds wither and drop off

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 19.. Dandelion - Bramble - Tomato - Burdock - Ash - Strawberry - Coconut - By what method of dispersal are the following seeds scattered? wind animal internal animal external wind animal internal water

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 20. What is meant by asexual reproduction? Answer: Only one parent involved No sex cells produced Producing new plants without forming seeds No pollination involved

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 21. A potato - A strawberry - An onion - What type of asexual reproduction do the following plants display? tuber runner bulb

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 22. special stems grow out from the parent plant and when they make contact with the earth, roots begin to grow. In time a new plant is produced. Which method of vegetative reproduction is the following statement describing? Answer: A runner

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 23. Give some disadvantages of asexual reproduction. Plants may be overcrowded No variation of plant characteristics Any undesirable characteristics will be passed on Answer:

W. McConnell 2004 Kinross High School 24. Give some of the advantages of asexual reproduction. Rapid growth – available food stores from parent No vulnerable stages of germination and early seed growth Colonies of the same kind of plant will form – no room for competition Answer:

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