10PlantTransportFQ - from the soil to the xylem? 5. How do...

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Focus Questions: Plant Transport 1.   How are plants able to move water without any pumping mechanism, or muscle tissue? 2.  What types of conducting tissue do plants have?  Is all of this tissue alive? 3.  What are the three pathways that allow water to enter the root?  What distinguishes these the  pathways?  What is the Casparian strip, and how is it involved in these pathways? 4.  Trace the pathway of water from the soil into the xylem.  What causes the movement of water 
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Unformatted text preview: from the soil to the xylem? 5. How do plants move water up the xylem? 6. What structure do plants use to control gas exchange? How does this function? 7. Is transport in the phloem similar to transport in the xylem? What is the pressure bulk flow model? How does it operate? David H. Bos (2009). This material can be used for non-profit educational purposes, if properly attributed. All other uses are prohibited unless written permission is granted....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course BIO 111 taught by Professor Dr. bos during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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