Chapter 25: Nutrition in the flowering plant revision worksheet

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Chapter 25: Nutrition in the flowering plant revision worksheet
1. Define nutrition:
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2. Name the process by which plants obtain their nutrition? ____________________________
3. The raw materials needed for the above process are carbon dioxide and water. Describe
how the plant obtains these raw materials:
Carbon dioxide: ______________________________________________________________
Water: _____________________________________________________________________
4. Name the process by which water enters a plant: _________________________
5. Name the process by which water leaves a plant: _________________________
6. Describe the Cohesion-tension model of water transport throughout a plant. Include the
names of the two Irish scientists that first came up with the model:
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7. Describe in detail how stomata in the leaves control their opening and closing:
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8. Give an example of a storage organ for each of the following plant parts:
Root: _______________________
Stem: _______________________
Leaf: _______________________
Petiole: ______________________