Plants and stuff

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Senior Science Notes on Plants
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Plants and stuff
1 Transpiration:
1.1 · Transpiration is the loss of water vapour from the leaves of the plants.
1.1.1 Water is absorbed from the soil into the plant through the roots via the process osmosis.
2 How Plants Grow
2.1 Branching roots and hairs give a huge surface area for absorption of water via osmosis form the soil and ensure close contact with the soil.
3 Examples of how plants reduce water loss such as
3.1 thick outer coating (cuticle) on leaves, reduced leaves, dropping leaves in times of drought
4 Growth
4.1 transpiration
4.2 Photosynthesis
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