Biology, Eighth Edition (Raven)

Chapter 40: Plant Defense Responses

Learning Outcomes

Chapter 40
  • Know the physical and physiological adaptations that naturally protect plants against predation, invasion, and parasitism by other species.
  • Name and describe the metabolic adaptations that protect some plants from various stresses.
  • Describe why research on potential human benefits of secondary plant metabolites is difficult to perform.
  • Explain the gene for gene hypothesis, and relate it to HR.
  • Describe some examples of interspecies coevolution of mutually beneficial survival strategies.
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