Transport in plants

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Water vapour moves into the air spaces surrounding the pant by which process
Transpiration
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The tissues of a leaf that are located in between the layers of epidermis and carry on photosynthesis
Mesophyll
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Water molecules form hydrogen bonds and create a continuous column of water across the mesophyll cells and down the xylem; this is known as...
Cohesion
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A column of water is pulled up the xylem as a result of transpiration
Transpiration pull
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Name of the proposed theory as to how water moves through the xylem
Cohesion-tension
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Sites of sugar production
Sources
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Where sugar is converted into starch and stored or used up
Sinks
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The process by which organic molecules are transported
Translocation
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There is no precise mechanisms by which translocation is achieved; current thinking favours...
Mass flow theory
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The tissues of a leaf that are located in between the layers of epidermis and carry on photosynthesis

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Mesophyll

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Water molecules form hydrogen bonds and create a continuous column of water across the mesophyll cells and down the xylem; this is known as...

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A column of water is pulled up the xylem as a result of transpiration

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Name of the proposed theory as to how water moves through the xylem

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