Xylem

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What substance(s) to xylem vessels transport?
Water, Minerals and Ions
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"Loss of water vapour from aerial parts of the plant via the stomata' is a definition of which process?
Transpiration
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Name one adaptation of xylem
Bordered Pits
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What name is given to the joining of water molecules as they are pulled up the xylem by transpiration?
Cohesion
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The xylem is surrounded by spiral lignin, what features does this increase
Flexibility and Strength
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By what process does water move out of and into the xylem vessel?
Osmosis
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"Loss of water vapour from aerial parts of the plant via the stomata' is a definition of which process?

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Transpiration

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Name one adaptation of xylem

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What name is given to the joining of water molecules as they are pulled up the xylem by transpiration?

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The xylem is surrounded by spiral lignin, what features does this increase

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