[Bio2] Perio – Transport resources

Plant transport guide questions (for Perio)
  • Differentiate between phloem and xylem in terms of structure and function.
  • How are water and dissolved minerals transported into the roots? What role does the Casparian strip play in the transport of materials into the root xylem?
  • Describe the root pressure transpiration-cohesion-tension mechanism by defining the associated terms and explaining how they work together in allowing water to rise in the plant.
  • Describe the bulk or pressure flow mechanism by defining the associated terms and explaining it works to transport phloem sap from sources to sinks.
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