Transport Systems

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  • Transport Systems
    • Xylem
      • move water
      • The xylem tubes are made from dead xylem cells
      • Xylem transports water and solutes from the roots to the leaves
    • Phloem
      • phloem transports food from the leaves to the rest of the plant
      • Dissolved sugars, produced during photosynthesis, and other soluble food molecules are moved from the leaves to growing tissues
      • phloem consists of columns of living cells
    • Osmosis


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