Why do plants die when salt is sprinkled over them?
Plants die when salt is sprinkled over them due to plasmolysis of cells. The salt makes the solution hypertonic inside the plant cells which lead to shrinkage of cells or exosmosis.
Concept: Osmosis and Osmotic Pressure
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