TOPIC: CROP PLANT FORM.
CONTENT:i. Plant parts
Functions of each plant parts.
Sub – Topic 1: Different parts of plants
Plant form refers to the shape of a
plant. Flowering plants have two regions: the shoot region, which is found
above the ground level and the root region which is found below the ground
PARTS OF A FLOWERING PLANTS
A flowering crop plant has the
Flowers, leaves, branches and stem
comprise the shoot region or system while the different roots comprise the root
between shoot system and root system and name their parts.
Sub – Topic
of the parts of a plant
leaves of a plant perform the following functions.
Manufacture food through the process
Some leaves store food e.g. onions,
Some leaves are used for propagation
The leaves permit air to enter
leaves the plant through the stomata.
The leaves give the shape of the
functions of the flowers include the following.
Bright scented flowers attracts
insects for pollination
The flowers produce the fruits and
Some plant flowers are eaten by man
Use for decoration/they adds beauty
to the plants.
They release sweet odour.
branches: The function of the branches
includes the following
They help to hold the leaves and
fruits in shape
Some plant branches are used for
stem: The functions of the include:
They help to transfer food nutrients
from the roots up to the leaves and flowers.
Also, it brings down the
manufactured food form the leaves to other parts of the body
They are used for propagation e.g.
It carries the branches, leaves and
Some plant stems store food e.g.
yam, Irish potato and sugar cane.
root: The functions of the roots include
It holds the plant firmly to the
It absorbs minerals and water from
Some plant roots store food e.g.
cassava and carrot
Some plant roots are medicinal.
Parts of flowering plants
Leaf Flower Stem Branches Fruits
two functions each of
any 3 functions each of the stem and the root.
Students to get any of the part of
the plant, identify and draw it, and write its functions
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