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    A Global Analysis Of Xylem Vessel Length In Woody Plants is a research paper published in the American Journal of Botany. Dr. Anna L. Jacobsen led the research efforts along with support from Dr. Pratt, Dr. Tobin, Dr. Hacke, and Dr. Ewers. The aims of their research were to explain the physiological role that xylem vessel length have on a plant 's hydraulic architecture. To effectively explain the relationship, researchers focused on a couple of key questions. First, they wanted to determine if vessel length could be divergent among plants that have different in ecological characteristics. Second, was to determine what traits affect plant vessel length. Third, was to see if there was a relationship between plant vessel length and diameter and…

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    The main objective of this study was to determine whether the rate of cavitation in xylem channels correlates with tree height by measuring the water tension from leaves at the top against leaves from the bottom of Acer Platanoides (Norway Maple) trees. We hypothesized that water tension would be higher at the top of trees than at the bottom. The secondary focus was to determine if varying water tension would affect the structural composition of leaves. In order to identify a relationship, we…

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    Cavitation occurs when the xylem pressure drops, allowing bubbles of air to form inside of the xylem tube. An embolism is the blocking of a xylem tube by an air pocket. If a tree experiences cavitation it will eventually starve to death from lack of water. Cavitation and embolism are similar concepts. Both are the blocking of the xylem with air or water vapor that prevents the tree from drinking. Cavitation and embolism can occur is a single xylem tube or many at once (Trifilo, Barbera, Raimondo…

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    two types of transport tissues in plants, Xylem and Phloem. Xylem is a specialized plant tissue that is responsible for carrying water and dissolved minerals or solutes that are absorbed from the roots and into the leaves. It makes up a large part in the stem of the plant, especially in woody plants in which the Xylem has matured into a large tree trunk. Individual cylindrical vessels are connected together to make up the Xylem, resulting to a continuous duct that conducts inorganic ions…

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    pass through the phloem. The phloems (phloem is the living tissue that transports the soluble organic compounds made during photosynthesis and known as photosynthates,)main function it to keep the cells passing by nourished and also hydrated. Inside the cells roots mineral, has a higher concentration than thee is in the soil surrounding plants. Froom that root pressure occurs, forcing the water through the root into the xylem(a compound tissue in vascular plants, it helps provide support and…

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    Photosynthesis Lab Report

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    Since less stomata were present of the reduced leaf, less water/dye was pulled up through the bottom of the leaf, and the dye did not move as far up. 4. a. Based on my drawing of the anatomy of a dicot leaf, I identified the following structures: vacuole, epidermis, cell wall, guard cell, stoma, chloroplast, palisade cells, mesophyll cells, sieve plate, nucleus, sheath cell, xylem, and intercellular space b. The nucleus of a cell contains all of the DNA information of that cell. DNA is stored as…

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    The growth of the root occurs above the zone of cell division where cells elongate and differentiate (Reece 2014). The zone of cell division continues to produce cells above the root cap allowing for the continuous growth of the root. The roots are composed of xylem and phloem tissues covered by vascular tissue encased in ground tissue and epidermis (Reece 2014). The vascular cylinder contains xylem which transports water from the root to the leaves and phloem tissue that enables the…

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    Which part of a plant absorbs most of the water and minerals taken up from the soil? A) taproots B) root hairs C) the thick parts of the roots near the base of the stem D) storage roots E) sections of the root that have secondary xylem Answer: B Topic: Concept 35.2 Skill: Knowledge/Comprehension 8) Land plants are composed of all of the following tissue types except A) mesodermal. B) epidermal. C) meristematic. D) vascular. E) ground tissue. Answer: A Topic: Concept 35.2…

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    Tap Water History

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    This means that it is soft water. Rainwater contains nitrates, a form of nitrogen, which is one of the main macro-nutrients. Rainwater is also naturally acidic, which means that it has a physical substance, PH, less than seven. Stored rainwater will most likely contains organic materials, if it is stored it in a rain barrel. This organic matter can be bird feces, dead leaves, or pollen. Most of this matter is actually good for the plant (Savon). Tap water contains fluoride, a chemical used to…

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    Water Informative Speech

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    How is this? Simply put, its cohesion. This is a property of water that allows it to be attracted to itself, so a water molecule is attracted to another water molecule via hydrogen bonds between the hydrogen atom and the oxygen atom. Thanks to cohesion, there is surface tension on water which allows pond skates to walk on it. Now the sibling of cohesion is adhesion, and this is when the water molecule is attracted to another substance because its force is greater than the cohesive force of…

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