Plant vs. Animal Mitosis

Animal Mitosis Plant Mitosis Have centrioles, centrosomes, and asters No centrioles, centrosomes or aster: No Migration of centrioles. Cell becomes rounded before cell division  No change in shape before cell division Cell division induced by multiple hormone to start cell division; no known specific cell division hormone.   Cell division induced by specific hormone called…

Plant Taxonomy: Summary & Characteristics

Defining Characteristics of the Plant Kingdom: Multicellular Terrestrial Embryophytes Photosynthetic (almost all) Eukaryotic 4 Major Groups 1.     Non-Vascular Plants (Bryophytes and Friends) No vascular tissue – therefore must rely on surrounding moisture and osmosis to move fluids through their bodies. Small in stature, and simplistic – NO organs (roots, leaves, stems) (Rhizoids = root-like structures…