Biology B3 2.5 Transport systems in plants.

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What has two transport tissues?
Flowering plants.
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What transports water and mineral ions from the roots to the stems and leaves?
Xylem tissue.
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What transports food, such as dissolved sugar, from the leaves to other parts of the plant?
Phloem tissue.
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What do flowering plants have separate?
Transport systems.
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What is the movement of water from the roots through the xylem and out of the leaves called?
The transpiration stream.
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What does xylem tissue do?
Transports water and mineral ions from the roots to the stem, leaves and flowers.
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What does phloem tissue do?
Carries dissolved sugars from the leaves to the rest of the plant including the growing regions and the storage organs.
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What transports water and mineral ions from the roots to the stems and leaves?

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Xylem tissue.

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What transports food, such as dissolved sugar, from the leaves to other parts of the plant?

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What do flowering plants have separate?

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What is the movement of water from the roots through the xylem and out of the leaves called?

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