Plant Physiology (Biology 327)
- Dr. Stephen G. Saupe; College of St. Benedict/ St.
University; Biology Department; Collegeville, MN 56321; (320) 363 - 2782;
(320) 363 - 3202, fax;
Questions: Water Transport
- Explain the physiology of maple sap flow in the spring.
- Describe how water moves from the soil into the stele. Include a
discussion of soil properties, apoplast vs. symplast, root pressure,
guttation, root anatomy, and Casparian strip in your answer.
- Explain how water is transported in plants and provide evidence to support
this model. Cite alternative hypotheses and give reasons why they are not
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