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Unformatted text preview: from the surface of the leaf and the stem. Pockets of air saturated with water vapor tend to form near the stomata in an environment with still air, which reduces the rate of transpiration as the capacity of the air to absorb more water from the surface of the plant is reduced. At high wind velocities, the wind blows the saturated air away and thus the air pocket above the leaf is replaced allowing transpiration...
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This document was uploaded on 09/08/2009.
- Spring '09