1. What is the function of bud scales?
2. How can you tell the age of a twig?
4. How can you tell, when you look at a cross section of a young stem, whether it is a dicot or a monocot?
5. What are laticifers?
6. An Irish or white potato is a stem, but a sweet potato is a root. How can you tell?
7. Distinguish among corms, bulbs, and tubers.
8. If you were examining the top of a wooden desk, how could you tell if the wood had been radially or tangen-tially cut (quartersawed or plain-sawed)?
9. What differences are there between heartwood and sapwood?
10. What is meant by the specific gravity of wood?
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