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8: Shoot Anatomy and Morphology

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  • Learning Objectives

    Content Objectives

    • Learn the anatomy of a shoot and the sequence of development
    • Compare shoot anatomy in monocots and eudicots
    • Learn the morphology of a woody stem
    • Understand that a node has a predictable arrangement of organs

    Skill Objectives

    • Identify specialized cells, tissues, and meristems in the shoot
    • Distinguish between monocot and eudicot stems
    • Identify the features of a woody stem and determine the age of the stem

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