Name ___________________ Mods _______
THIS IS ONLY A BRIEF REVIEW OF MATERIAL COVERED IN THIS UNIT.
Review each of the following chapters:
Know each of the following terms:
Identify each of the following statements as either true or false. T= true F= false
1. ___T__ Illinois is #1 in soybean production in the US.
2. ___T__ Illinois is #2 in corn production in the US.
3. ___F__ Corn is a nitrogen producer.
4. ___F__ Soybean is a nitrogen feeder which depletes the soil of nitrogen.
5. __T___ Rhizobium is a nitrifying bacteria which fixes nitrogen in the nodules of legumes.
6. __T___ Corn requires a great deal of fertilizer and pesticides, soybeans require little fertilizer and few pesticides.
7. __T___ Corn and soybeans are a renewable resource.
8. __F___ Soybeans have no commercial use.
9. __T___Corn and soybeans can be used to make us less dependent on OPEC.
10. __T___ Corn yields more money per acre than soybeans.
11. List two benefits which life on land offers to plants.
12. List two problems which life on land presents to plants.
13. Why is the seed considered to be an evolutionary advantage?
14. Name 3 main organs of a plant.
15. What is the function of a plant's roots?
16. Draw a diagram of a monocot and dicot root cross section. Label the xylem and phloem.
17. What is the function of a plants stem?
18. Draw a diagram of a monocot and dicot stem cross section. Label the xylem and phloem.
19. __________Leaves__ are the organs in which plants capture the sun's energy used for photosynthesis.
20. Label the leaf cross section. Include upper epidermis, lower epidermis, stomata, guard cells, mesophyll: upper palisade and spongy layer, vein: xylem and phloem, cutlicle, chloroplasts.
21. Name 5 products which have soybean in them.
3. soy sauce
5. soy ink
22. Define phloem- Transport sugar. Living, two-way transport.
23. Define xylem- Transport H2O. Dead, one-way transport.
24. The ______Seed Coat_________ surrounds the embryo; protects the embryo and the stored food supply from drying out.
25. Naked seed plants are also known as __gymnosperms_________.
26. Gymnosperms have evolved specialized reproductive structures called scales. Scales make up larger structures called male and female ___Cones________. Male cones produce ___Pollen_____ and female cones produce ___Eggs___.
27. Conifers are also known as ______Cone bearing_______________.
28. Flowering plants are known as ______Angiosperms_______________________.
29. The seeds of angiosperms are not naked but contained within a thick ovary wall or ______Fruit_________.
30. All angiosperms can be divided into two subclasses which are ______Monocots___ and ____Dicots_____.
31. List 4 examples of monocots and 4 examples of dicots.
32. Label each of the following as either monocot or dicot. M= monocot D= dicot
33. A primary root which grows longer and thicker is a _______Taproot________.
34. The seed leaves are also known as ______Cotyledons______.
35. Seeds can become _______Dormant___________ during adverse conditions.
36. ___Ethanol____________ is a fuel produced from corn.
37. Growing only one type of plant in one place is called a ___Monoculture_____________.
What is an advantage of the above? ____a farmer can give very efficient and specific care to the crop ___
What is a disadvantage of the above? ___if a disease or pest begins to damage part of the crop the entire crop will most likely be destroyed too __________