Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 36 - Plant Form - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

You would look for diagnostic features of each, some macroscopic and some microscopic: cuticle, leaves, nodes, internodes, trichomes, stomates for shoot identification; roots and root hairs for root identification.

Work Step by Step

Go through the text and make a list of distinguishing features for shoot and for root--things that the other does not have. This is what you would look for.
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