Transport in Plants

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  • Created on: 04-04-16 11:57

1. What are companion cells?

  • Living cells that connect phloem tissue together.
  • Living cells found in phloem that support sieve tube elements by carrying out the living functions for them e.g. providing energy
  • Dead cells that assist sieve tube elements by controlling what they do.
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2. What is Xylem tissue made of?

  • Sieve tube elements and companion cells.
  • Dead cells that form a continuous column.
  • Living cells that form a continuous column.

3. What is the cohesion-tension theory?

  • The action of tension to stick molecules together.
  • The combined action of cohesion and tension to move water up a plant.
  • The action of cohesion in a plant causing tension in the leaves.

4. What is transpiration?

  • The action of drawing water up from the roots.
  • The evaporation of water from a plant's surface.
  • The movement of water through a plant
  • The movement of solutes to where they're needed in a plant.

5. What is translocation?

  • The movement of solutes to where they're needed in a plant.
  • The evaporation of water from cell walls.
  • The evaporating of water from a plant's surface.
  • The movement of water from the roots to the leaves.

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