Home » Past Questions » Biology » A potometer is used to determine the rate at which a shoot

A potometer is used to determine the rate at which a shoot


Question

A potometer is used to determine the rate at which a shoot

Options

A) respires

B) sucks air bubbles

C) loses weight

D) absorbs water

E) transpires


The correct answer is E.

Explanation:

A potometer is a device used for measuring the rate of water uptake of a leafy plant shoot. The main reason for water uptake by a cut shoot is transpiration (evaporation in plants) and is effected by the transpiration stream.


More Past Questions:


Discussion (4)