Nutritional Adaptations of Plants

Review Questions

Which process produces an inorganic compound that plants can easily use?

  1. photosynthesis
  2. nitrogen fixation
  3. mycorrhization
  4. Calvin cycle

Hint:

B

Through mycorrhization, a plant obtains important nutrients such as ________.

  1. phosphorus, zinc, and copper
  2. phosphorus, zinc, and calcium
  3. nickel, calcium, and zinc
  4. all of the above

Hint:

A

What term describes a plant that requires nutrition from a living host plant?

  1. parasite
  2. saprophyte
  3. epiphyte
  4. insectivorous

Hint:

A

What is the term for the symbiotic association between fungi and cyanobacteria?

  1. lichen
  2. mycorrhizae
  3. epiphyte
  4. nitrogen-fixing nodule

Hint:

A