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Water relations and biophysics of plant cells

David James John Hukin

Water relations and biophysics of plant cells

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, School of Biosciences, 2003.

Statementby David James John Hukin.
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Pagination271 p. :
Number of Pages271
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Open LibraryOL15986512M

  Cell membranes may be only located in hyphal tips within the plant and externally several centimeters to meters distant from the plant root. Individual hyphae form a linear surface that goes across soil pores increasing the tortuosity factor (Γ) of the pathway for water flow, thereby increasing conductivity. Disclaimer: I know nothing about plant biophysics! $\endgroup$ – Remi.b May 31 '15 at 2 $\begingroup$ Book recommendation questions are considered 'opinion-based' if .


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Publisher Summary This chapter discusses water relations of plant cells with emphasis on the water relations of single vacuolated cells. The basic theory of water and solute transport across membranes is provided. A description is provided on the mechanism of osmosis.

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Apoplast pathway plant twig is cut under water, because 1. To prevent entry of solutes into trachea 2. To prevent entry of water. Osmosis is very similar to diffusion but just for water. It is the movement of water into or out of a cell. Again, it is the movement from a dilute solution (so high concentration of water.Core practical 6: Investigate plant water relations Objective Know how to carry out an investigation to determine the osmotic potential and therefore water potential of plant epidermal cells Safety Take care with glassware, mounting needles and cutting equipment.

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