Transport Systems in Plants

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  • Created on: 23-05-16 22:07

1. What is not an adaptation of a sieve tube element?

  • No nucleus, tonoplast or ribosomes
  • Near a companion cell
  • End walls break down to form a continnuous pipe
  • Contain very little cytoplasm
  • Sieve plates at intervals
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2. What should you not do when using a potometer?

  • Don't leave it for a while before counting the bubble
  • Cut shoot underwater
  • Cut at slant
  • Avoid all trapped air

3. What is the water proof casparian strip made out of?

  • Wax
  • Suberin
  • Lignin

4. Which method does water used to move betwen plant cells?

  • Facilitated Diffusion
  • Active transport
  • Osmosis
  • Diffusuion

5. What is not an adaptation of a plant to reduce water loss?

  • Dedidious Plants lose leaves in winter because temp is too low and ground might be frozen so water content needs to be saved
  • Close at night as no gases are needed, due to lack of sunlight
  • Waxy cuticle stops water escaping from the epidermis
  • Stomata that let air in
  • Stomata are on the underside to reduce direct heating


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