1. What is the symplast pathway?
- Movement of water through the cytoplasm through the plasma membrane. The cytoplasm of cells is connected through plasmodesmata.
- Movement of water through cell walls, allowing mineral ions and salts to be carried with the water.
- Movement of water through the vacuole.
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2. What transports water, minerals and ions up from the roots to the leaves?
- Xylem Tissue
- Phloem Tissue
- Apoplastic Pathway
3. What factors affect transpiration rate?
- Temperature only
- Light Intensity, Wind, Mineral Concentration
- Light Intensity, Temperature, Humidity, Wind
- Light Intensity. Humidity, Wet Soil
4. 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.
5. What is the SINK in transportation of solutes?
- The site where assimilates (solutes) are used up. e.g. roots
- The site of production of assimilates (solutes). e.g. leaves
- The uptake of ions in the roots.
- The removal of ions from a plant.