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SELF QUIZ 4: PLANTS 2
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1. What is photosynthesis.

2. What is cellular respiration.

3. What are stomata?

4. What is the loss of water out of stomata called?

5. What is meant by water use efficiency?

6. What is photorespiration?

7. What is the adaptive value of C3 photosynthesis?

8. How is C3 photosynthesis done?

9. Who does C3 photosynthesis?

10. What are the adaptive values of C4 photosynthesis?

11. Explain how C4 photosynthesis works to give each adaptive advantage?

12. Who does C4 photosynthesis?

13. What are the adaptive values of CAM photosynthesis?

14. Explain how CAM photosynthesis works to give each adaptive advantage?

15. Which plant groups use CAM?

16. What are the four unique characteristics of cactuses given in class?

17. What are the common characteristics of members of the Agavaceae family?

18. Differentiate between the two main genera in the family Agavaceae.

19. Members of the Fabaceae family add something to the soil. What do they add and how?

20. Most of the trees making up our part of the sonoran desert are in what family?

21. What is meant by a "nurse plant"?