STEMS


1 - Modified Stems: Stolons
http://classes.aces.uiuc.edu/Hort100/3473-10.htm
Modified stems include a number of different forms. Many of these structures are modified for asexual reproduction - as in the case of the "spiders" produced by the spider plant.

2 - Modified Stems: Crowns
http://classes.aces.uiuc.edu/Hort100/3473-05.htm
Explore the use of the modified stem crown to produce new plants. Description and image are available at this site.

3 - Stems
http://koning.ecsu.ctstateu.edu/Plant_Biology/stemlab.html
What do you know about stems? This site includes a stem quiz to test your knowledge.

4 - Stems
http://koning.ecsu.ctstateu.edu/Plants_Human/stems.html
An illustration is worth a thousand pictures. Compare stem structure and function at this site.

5 - Monocots
http://www.mancol.edu/science/biology/plants_new/anatomy/grndb.html
Monocots are characterized by seed, leaf and flower structures. Labels and images are presented to assist the learning process.

6 - Grass has Stems?
http://koning.ecsu.ctstateu.edu/Plant_Biology/monostem.html
The grass stem has a unique pattern of growth and development. Illustrations are available at this site.

7 - Plant Organs: Structure, Function, and Modifications
http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/syllabi/cnotes96a/201h/slides/organlec.ppt
A comprehensive site which discusses the external structure of plants. The structure function and modifications of plant organs is presented.


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