Monthly Archives: July 2013

DIFFUSION and OSMOSIS

The plant cell possesses a cell wall as well as a cell membrane. Cell wall has permeability to the solute molecules and water and so is not an obstacle to the movement of solute molecules. The cells of the plants … Continue reading

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Water Potential

To study the process of movement of water, the concept of water potential is considered as fundamental. Two other components that actually determine the water potential are pressure potential and solute potential. The molecules of water consist of kinetic energy. … Continue reading

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Plant Water Relations

All the physiological activities in the plant utilize water. Water is considered as an important constituent of all the living organisms. Water is an important solvent for many substances. Protoplasm in the cell consists of water in which many molecules … Continue reading

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