Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 37 - Transport in Plants - Figure 37.7 - Inquiry Questions: 1

Answer

The fastest route would be the one with the least resistance (fewest membrane crossings included), the symplastic route.

Work Step by Step

Think of water flowing through a pipe--it flows fastest with the least blocks or resistances--the widest pipes and the fewest half-open valves in the way.
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