Science - Plant Responses & Transport
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What is a tropism?
This is the growth response of a plant to a stimulus eg. phototropism and geotropism
This is the growth response of a plant to light
This is the growth response of a plant to gravity
State a benefit of phototropism
It allows the plant to make more food
State a benefit of geotropism
It makes sure that the roots find water and minerals in the soil and that the plant is well anchored
List the two tissues used to transport food and water in plants
Xylem - Water
Phloem - Food
What is transpiration?
This is the loss of water from the leaves of plants
State a function of transpiration
To cool the plant
To bring water from the roots to the leaves
To carry minerals in the water up the plant
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