Plant Physiology

Plant Physiology - Term Definition Transpiration Movement...

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Term: Transpiration Definition: Movement of water in vascular plants due to pull of water by evapotranspiration through the stomata Term: Water Cohesion Definition: When water molecules are attracted to the walls of the vascular tissue allowing for Bulk flow of water Term: Water Adhesion Definition: When water is attracted to other adjacent water molecules along the vascular tissue Term: Pressure Flow Hypothesis Definition: Allows for sugar movement from source to sink in vascular plants Term: Hyperaccumulators Definition: Plants that can absorb certain nutrients from the environment without them being essential
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Term: sugar movement Definition: is via "the Pressure Flow Hypothesis" Term: cellular respiration Definition: is basis for plant metabolism Term: alpine pennycress Definition: removed zinc and cadmium near the site of a zinc smelter Term: Hydroponics Definition: soil-less culture Term: mustards Definition: (Brassicacea) contain high amounts of S
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Term: halophytes Definition: use Na; growing in areas where salinization through irrigation has crippled agricultural production Term: horsetails Definition: incorporate silicon (Si) into their cell walls, making them indigestible for most herbivores Term: Atriplex nummularia Definition: saltbush Term: necrosis Definition:
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