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What is the purpose of the XYLEM?
To bring food from the soil to the whole plant.
To carry water and nutrients from the roots to the whole plant.
To carry food from the chloroplasts around to all parts of the plant.
If plants don't store up water, how does water leave the plant?
The roots get rid of excess water.
Most plants DO store water.
It is released from the leaves by TRANSPIRATION.
What is the name of the microscopic holes in leaves that are opened and closed to allow water to TRANSPIRE?
When water moves through the plant's xylem, what phase is it in?
When water TRANSPIRES from the stoma into the atmosphere, what phase is it in
What cycle is Transpiration a part of?
Transpiration is a part of____________?
What is the effect of increasing light intensity in transpiration?
It decreases transpiration rates
It increases transpiration rates
It doesn't impact the rate of transpiration
Which of the following indicates the pathway of water through a plant?
Stomata=>Root hair cell=>Xylem
Root hair cell=>Xylem=>Stomata
Xylem=>Stomata=>Root hair cell
What is a cuticle? Choose 2
A waxy layer of a fatty substance called cutin covering the epidermis
A waxy layer of a fatty substance called cutin covering the dermis
Part of Xylem
A plant cuticle is a protecting film covering the epidermis of leaves
Can excess transpiration lead to stunted growth?
Stomata are made of specialized cells called ______ which surround a tiny pore/opening
The main function of stomata is to
protect leaves from insects
allow gases to move rapidly in/out of leaves
release sugars into the atmosphere
A stoma is
a cell that captures light energy
a water tube
Identify the leaf part.
Which picture shows the palisades layer?
Which picture shows the cuticle?
Which picture shows the epidermis?
The xylem and phloem together are know as
The guards cells are located in the