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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Write a short note on the mechanism of opening and closing of stomata.

Mechanism of opening and closing of stomata

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Explain the phenomenon of transpiration pull in plants.

Transpiration is the process of removal of water in the form of vapour from the leaves of the plants through pores called stomata. Water is absorbed from the soil by the roots and there is an upward movement of...

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Differentiate between turgor pressure and wall pressure. 

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Mar 22, 2015

Differentiate between plasmolysis and deplasmolysis.

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

What is the difference between guttation and bleeding?

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Guttation is the process by which a plant loses exudats water from hydathodes. Guttation is caused by positive hydrostatic pressure which develops in the xylem cells of the root. G...

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

How do soaked seeds swell up and burst open their seed coats?

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Water enters the seeds when soaked in it for long time. This process of entry of water into the soaked seeds is called as imbibition. Thi imbibition develops large pressure called as imbi...

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Devanshi Kulkarni

Feb 3, 2015

An experiment to show the phenomenon of transpiration.

The phenomenon observed is related to transpiration in plants.
After 4 hours there is a rise in the level of mercury due to cohesion tension theory.

Water molecules start evaporating due t...

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

If you uproot a plant from the soil, why do leaves exhibit wilting ?  

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Differentiate between turgidity and flaccid. 

Sol:
Turgidity is the character exhibited by the cell placed in a hypertonic solution. Entry of water makes the cells swollen which is known as turgidity resulting by the process of endo...

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Why do potato cubes when placed in water become firm and increase in size?

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Write a short note on the mechanism of opening and closing of stomata.

Mechanism of opening and closing of stomata

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Explain the phenomenon of transpiration pull in plants.

Transpiration is the process of removal of water in the form of vapour from the leaves of the plants through pores called stomata. Water is absorbed from the soil by the roots and there is an upward movement of...

Answer (3)

Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Differentiate between turgor pressure and wall pressure. 

This answer has an image. Please click on the question to read more.

Answer (2)

Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Differentiate between plasmolysis and deplasmolysis.

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Answer (2)

Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

What is the difference between guttation and bleeding?

Answer.

Guttation is the process by which a plant loses exudats water from hydathodes. Guttation is caused by positive hydrostatic pressure which develops in the xylem cells of the root. G...

Answer (2)

Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

How do soaked seeds swell up and burst open their seed coats?

Answer.

Water enters the seeds when soaked in it for long time. This process of entry of water into the soaked seeds is called as imbibition. Thi imbibition develops large pressure called as imbi...

Answer (2)

Devanshi Kulkarni

Feb 3, 2015

An experiment to show the phenomenon of transpiration.

The phenomenon observed is related to transpiration in plants.
After 4 hours there is a rise in the level of mercury due to cohesion tension theory.

Water molecules start evaporating due t...

Answer (1)

Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

If you uproot a plant from the soil, why do leaves exhibit wilting ?  

This answer has an image. Please click on the question to read more.

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Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Differentiate between turgidity and flaccid. 

Sol:
Turgidity is the character exhibited by the cell placed in a hypertonic solution. Entry of water makes the cells swollen which is known as turgidity resulting by the process of endo...

Answer (1)

Ketan Krishna Mishra

Mar 22, 2015

Why do potato cubes when placed in water become firm and increase in size?

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