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Why some plant uptake water above 400 meter from ground level which energy and force is used ??


Posted by: Shailendra Pandey (1 point) Shailendra Pandey
Posted: April 20, 2015




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The tallest tree (a redwood) is 115m. No plant is 400m

All plants transport water from roots to leaves

As water evaporates off the leaf, that creates a force pulling the water up

Here is a detailed description http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowle...



Posted by: David Hughes (55 points) David Hughes
Posted: April 21, 2015




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