Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 28 - Self-Quiz - Page 480: 6


c. transpiration

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Water evaporates from the parts of plants that are above ground through the process of transpiration. Because of transpiration, a negative pressure or tension is formed; this tension allows water to be sucked up from the roots through the xylem to parts of the plants where that water is needed.
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