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Why Transpiration Occurs
Leaves have a large surface area to absorb light and stomata
to allow diffusion of CO2 into the plant
Both these features cause a huge lose in water
Mineral ions, sugars and hormones are moved around the
plant in dissolved water by the transpiration pull
Without transpiration water wouldn't be plentiful and transport
of materials would be slow
Factor How Factor Affects Increase in Decrease in
Transpiration transpiration
caused by caused by
Light Stomata open in the light and Higher light…read more


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