SMK Bandar Tasik Kesuma Biology F5 Essay Exercise 1

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The Transport of Substances in Plants
Explain briefly the necessity for transport of substances in plants. 4m Draw and identify the vascular tissue in stem, root and leaf of a dicotyledonous plant. 6m

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What are the main tissues that are involved in the transport in plant. Relate the structure of xylem to transport. Relate the structure of phloem to transport.

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Prove with the help of an experiment that phloem is in fact responsible for the transportation of organic food in plants. 2m

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Concept of Transport of Substances in Plants
What is translocation Explain the importance of translocation in plants What is transpiration Explain the importance of transpiration in plants Describe the pathway of water from the soil to the leaves. 1m 2m 1m 3m 4m

What is root pressure?Explain its role in the movement of water in plants 4m What is adhesion and cohesion? 2m

Explain the role of cohesion and adhesion of water in the movement of water in plants. 4m 2m 2m 2m

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Explain transpiration pull What is capillary action? Explain what is guttation and how does it occur.

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