Exchange systems in plants

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  • Created on: 17-03-13 13:06

In plants:

  • carbon dioxide enters leaves by diffusion
  • Most of the water and mineral ions are absorbed by roots.

Surface area

  • The surface area of the roots is increased by the root hairs.
  • The surface area of the leaves is increased by the flattened shape and internal air spaces.



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