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I could not clearly understand the concept of root pressure

I could not clearly understand the concept of root pressure
 

Grade:8

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Deepak Kumar Shringi
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4 years ago
Scholr Boy
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4 years ago
Root pressure is the transverse osmotic pressure within the cells of a root system that causes sap to rise through a plant stem to the leaves. Root pressure occurs in the xylem of some vascular plants when the soil moisture level is high either at night or when transpiration is low during the day.

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