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Unformatted text preview: tubing so we just started over at the 1 st step and successfully proceeded. The 2 nd error was that our initial calculations were drastically off. We tried another formula and that seemed to get the correct numbers. N I definitely learned a few new things about transpiration from this lab. In an earlier class, we discussed the water cycle and I didnt exactly understand what transpiration was. I now have a full understanding of the concept. It is very interesting how the atmospheric pressure, humidity, wind, sunlight, and temperature all play a role on the rate of transpiration. I learned that wind increases the rate of transpiration and that sun does as well. However, if the sun is too hot the stomas on the plant close to prevent dehydration. Its amazing how plants are able to regulate all of these external variables....
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- Spring '08