Transport Systems in Plants

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

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

  • The cell walls
  • Plasmodesmata in the cytoplasm

3. What should you not do when using a potometer?

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

4. What do sieve plates not have?

  • Many plasmodesmata between compaion cells to allow comunication
  • Pores to allow entry to ions
  • Is between sieveplates
  • Dense cytoplasm

5. What is translocation?

  • Energy requiring process from the movement of assimilates especially sucrose from sources to sinks
  • Loss of water vapur from ariel ports of a plantdue to evaporation


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