Review Questions

1. Distinguish among diffusion, osmosis, active transport, plasmolysis, and imbibition.

2. Why do living plants need a great deal of water for their activities?

3. Explain how a tall tree gets water to its tips without the aid of mechanical pumps.

4. What is the difference between transpiration and guttation?

5. Explain the pressure-flow hypothesis.

6. What are macronutrients? List them.

7. When nutrients are deficient in the soil, how are the deficiencies manifested in plants?

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  • Martina
    Why do living plants need a great deal of water for theiractivities?
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    Why do living plants need a great deal of water for their activities?
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