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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.


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  • Victoria

    I think it should be C. A potometer is a device used to determine the rate at which a shoot loses weight

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  • 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.

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