Transport in plants

Transport in plants - food is transported from cell to cell...

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Tra ns po rt o f Ma te ria ls Wo rld o f Plants S ta nda rd G ra de  Bio lo g y
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Ne e d fo r tra ns po rt s ys te m s Pla nts  ne e d  sugars  a nd  water  to  s tay  alive Water needs to travel from the roots to the leaves Sugars need to travel from the leaves to the rest of the plant
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Xyle m Hollow dead tubes Water and minerals transported in an upwards direction Made of  lignin Very strong so help support the plant
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Phloem Transports sugar around plant Made of  living  c e lls Companion cells provide the energy for the tube cells.  The end walls of the tube cells have pores through which 
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Unformatted text preview: food is transported from cell to cell in the form of dissolved sugars Stomata Tiny pores found on the surfaces of a leaf Stomata take in carbon dioxide fro m the a ir thro ug h s to m a ta Water vapour passes out fro m the le a f to the a tm o s phe re thro ug h s to m a ta This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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