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Plant Processes

Sol 7.5

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Photosynthesis he process by which green plants and some other organisms use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water.
Respiration process in living organisms involving the production of energy, typically with the intake of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide
Stomata many of the minute pores in the epidermis of the leaf or stem of a plant, forming a slit of variable width that allows movement of gases in and out of the intercellular spaces.
Guard Cells each of a pair of curved cells that surround a stoma, becoming larger or smaller according to the pressure within the cells.
Chlorophyll a green pigment, present in all green plants and in cyanobacteria, responsible for the absorption of light to provide energy for photosynthesis
Chloroplast in green plant cells) a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place.
Light dependent reaction The series of biochemical reactions in photosynthesis that require light energy
Light independent reaction are chemical reactions that convert carbon dioxide and other compounds into glucose.
Energy pyramid is a graphical model of energy flow in a community.
Producer a person, company, or country that makes, grows, or supplies goods or commodities for sale. "an oil producer"
Mitochondrion an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur.
Autotrophs an organism that is able to form nutritional organic substances from simple inorganic substances such as carbon dioxide.
Consumers a person or thing that eats or uses something
Herbivore an animal that feeds on plants
Omnivores an animal or person that eats food of both plant and animal origin.
Hetetrotrophs n organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances.
Carnivores an animal that feeds on flesh.
Decomposers an organism, especially a soil bacterium, fungus, or invertebrate, that decomposes organic material.
Spongy Layer layer of loosely packed and irregularly shaped chlorophyll-bearing cells that fills the part of a leaf between the palisade layer and the lower epidermis
Palisade layer a layer of parallel elongated cells below the epidermis of a leaf.
Raw Materials the basic material from which a product is made.
Oxygen colorless, odorless reactive gas, the chemical element of atomic number 8 and the life-supporting component of the air. Oxygen forms about 20 percent of the earth's atmosphere
Carbon Dioxide a colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon and organic compounds and by respiration.
Glucose a simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates.
Products a substance produced during a natural, chemical, or manufacturing process
Created by: Melissa Rangel