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Osmosis- Transfer of water from one material to another. Usually from high concentration to low.

Leafs adaptations :

Contains chloroplasts
Flat and large to absorb the most sunlight
Network of veins to transport water and remove waste products
Thin structure to allow gasses shorter distance to the cells
It has…

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Water passes by osmosis from the xylem vessels to leaf cells, which pulls the entire thread
of water in the that vessel upwards by a very small amount
Water enters the xylem from root tissue to replace water which has moved upwards.
Water enters root hair cells by osmosis to…

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Intensive farming:

Intensive farming practices in keeping animals in carefully controlled environments, where their
temperature and movement are limited. For example, fish farms breed huge numbers of fish in
enclosed nets in the sea or lakes, and battery farms raise chickens in cages. However, this can
raise ethical dilemmas; some…

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Saprophytes are essential for decay.

Decomposers:

Earthworms, woodlice, and maggots are known as Detritivores; they feed on dead organisms
and the waste produced by the living organisms. Detritivores speed up the process of decay
because they break up the waste into small particles, which have a large surface area, making…

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