Zigya Logo

Chapter Chosen

Transport in Plants

Book Chosen

Biology

Subject Chosen

Biology

Book Store

Download books and chapters from book store.
Currently only available for.
CBSE Gujarat Board Haryana Board

Previous Year Papers

Download the PDF Question Papers Free for off line practice and view the Solutions online.
Currently only available for.
Class 10 Class 12
Does transpiration bring any useful function in plant ?

Transpiration plays following useful functions in plants :

1. Ascent of sap - It is the pulling force that helps in the movement of water up the plant. 

2. Cooling effect - cools the leaf surfaces sometimes upto 10 to 15 degrees. 

3. Transport minerals from the soil to all parts of the plants.

4. Maintains the shape and structure of the plants by keeping the cells turgid. 

5. Supplies water for photosynthesis. 

131 Views

Give the term for the ability to resist a pulling force.

Tensile strength
731 Views

Why the water is forced to move through cell membrane beyond endodermis ?

Water is forced to move through cell membranes beyond endodermis because of the suberin (waxy substance) present on radial walls of endodermal cells blocks water and solute movement through cell walls of endodermis. 
923 Views

Who introduced the apoplast—symplast concept ?

E. Munch (1930).
630 Views

What is transmembrane pathway ?

The movement of water through cell membranes is called trans membrane pathway.
1112 Views

Why the cortex produces no resistance to movement of water ?

The cortical cells are loosely packed and produce no resistance to movement of water via cell walls or apoplast.
598 Views