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Transpiration
is the loss of water by evaporation from the aerial parts of a plant
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What factors alter the rate of Transpiration?
p77 ---- Number of leaves, number of stomata, presence of cuticle, light, temperature, relative humidity, air or wind movement, water availability.
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How does water move up the stem?
Root Pressure, Transpiration pull, capillary action
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Cohesion
is the attraction of water molecules for one another
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Adhesion
is the attraction of water molecules to the walls of the xylem
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Symplast Pathway
water moves through
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p77 ---- Number of leaves, number of stomata, presence of cuticle, light, temperature, relative humidity, air or wind movement, water availability.

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How does water move up the stem?

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Cohesion

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