Review sheet 2                         Biology 4900 – Behavior          James Adams and Kristen Sanders

Behavior in "Protists"


Slime molds (Dictyostelium discoideum) -- individual amoebae and colonies; "altruism" in reproduction 
            farming of bacteria -- see pgs. 454-455 in your text.

Plant Movement – Hussein Mohamed


Difference between Taxis and Tropism 

Positive and Negative Tropism in Plants


Types of Tropism 

  1. phototropism 
  2. geotropism 
  3. chemotropism 
  4. thigmotropism 
  5. hydrotropism 


Opening and closing of stomata: the movement is caused by several factors 

Carnivorous plants