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Explain Briefly Whydo Not Root Hairs Become Flaccid When Fertilisers Are Added to the Moist Soil Around Them? - Biology

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Explain briefly whydo not root hairs become flaccid when fertilisers are added to the moist soil around them?
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The root hairs become flaccid when fertilisers are added to the moist soil around them because fertilisers with moist soil become hypertonic which causes plasmolysis in the cells of the root hair. The turgidity is lost and the cell becomes flaccid.

Concept: Water Absorption by the Root
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Biology
Chapter 4 Absorption by Roots
Exercise | Q 5 | Page 49
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