Biology (Transpiration, xylem, phloem)

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The movement of water within/ through a plant


The stomata open and close via the process of osmosis. The guard cells around it produce sucrose via photosynthesis so water passes into them from surrounding cells (low concentration to high concentration) so it becomes TURGID (open). When it closes the plant has used up its sucrose therefore water leaves the guard cells and…


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