Types of Transport
Passive Transport: moving with the concentration gradient, from high concentration to low
Active Transport: moving AGAINST the concentration gradient, requires energy (ATP).
Plant Organs and their Functions
1. absorbing water and nutrients from the soil
2. anchor the plant in the soil
3. storage of carbohydrates
Root cap: protects the root as it pushes through the soil, made of parenchyma cells, pro
Transport in Plants
How do water & dissolved minerals get from the roots up to the very
highest point of trees?
conducts water and minerals
composed of dead cells
elongated sclerenchyma cells, forming tracheids and vessel elements