Transport in Plants

  • Created by: Khadijah
  • Created on: 10-02-11 18:33

Structure of Plants :

  • Flower; contains the reproductive organs of plants
  • Leaves; broad and thin to provide a surface area to absorb light energy
  • Stem; supports plant and transports substances from roots --> leaves


XYLEM; transports water from roots to leaves to replace water lost by transpiration. It is a hollow tube made of dead plant cells. Cellulose wall are thickened and strengthened by a waterproof substance

PHLOEM; transports food substances (glucose) around the plant. Long columns of living cells, that are able…




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