B1.4.3 Adaptations in plants

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How do plants lose water?
Plants lose water vapor from the surface of their leaves.
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Why do plants need water?
Plants need water for photosynthesis and to keep their tissues supported otherwise they will wilt and eventually die.
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How are palnts adapted to live in dry conditions?
Plant adaptations for surviving in dry conditions including reducing the surface area of the leaves, having water-storage tissues and having extension root systems.
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Why do plants reduce the surface area of their leaves?
It reduces the amount of water lost by evaporation.
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In what parts can a plant store water?
Some plants use their fleshy leaves to store water whereas others use their shoots and roots.
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Why do plants need water?

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Plants need water for photosynthesis and to keep their tissues supported otherwise they will wilt and eventually die.

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How are palnts adapted to live in dry conditions?

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Why do plants reduce the surface area of their leaves?

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In what parts can a plant store water?

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