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Pressure flow or mass flow hypothesis

The process of translocation of sugars from the source to the sink is known as a pressure flow hypothesis. Glucose is synthesized by photosynthesis and it is changed into sucrose. Sucrose moves into the companion cells and then into the … Continue reading

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Long distance movement of water in the plant

There is a small experiment that demonstrates the movement of water in the plant. A twig bearing white flowers is cut at one end and is placed in the colored water for few hours. The white flowers will turn into … Continue reading

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