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Adaptations Xerophytes, Transport - Biology - Lecture Slides

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Post: January 26th, 2013
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These are the lecture slides of Biology. Key important points are: Adaptations Xerophytes, Transport, Pattern of Mass Loss, Plant Adaptations to Habitats, Mesophytes, Halophytes, Plants Adapted to Freshwater Habitat, Leaf Undersurface, Number of Stomata
These are the lecture slides of Biology. Key important points are: Adaptations Xerophytes, Transport, Pattern of Mass Loss, Plant Adaptations to Habitats, Mesophytes, Halophytes, Plants Adapted to Freshwater Habitat, Leaf Undersurface, Number of Stomata
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A im s o f t he s ession : • Take measurements of leaves + see if xerophytes have a different pattern of mass loss • Learn about the adaptations xerophytes have • See what type of question they can ask about xerophytes (and be able to answer it) Docsity.com Plant adaptations to habitats Plants in different habitats possess different adaptations: Mesophytes: Xerophytes: Halophytes: plants adapted to a habitat with adequate water plants adapted to a dry habitat plants adapted to a salty habitat Hydrophytes: plants adapted to a freshwater habitat Docsity.com Hydrophyte: Leaf undersurface of the tree fern. Extremely high number of stomata per unit in a species living in tropic cloud forests where is is very moist. Docsity.com XEROPHYTES Docsity.com Xerophytes possess some or all of these adaptations to prevent excessive water loss •Stomata sunken in pits creates local humidity/decreases exposure to air currents; •Presence of hairs creates local humidity next to lea..

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