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NCERT Biology Class 11

Biology Textbook for Class 11

Chapter 11 - Transport in Plants

Page 193

Q 1 | Page 193

What are the factors affecting the rate of diffusion?

Q 2 | Page 193

What are porins? What role do they play in diffusion?

Q 3 | Page 193

Describe the role played by protein pumps during active transport in plants.

Q 4 | Page 193

Explain why pure water has the maximum water potential.

Q 5.1 | Page 193

Differentiate between Diffusion and Osmosis

Q 5.2 | Page 193

Differentiate between Transpiration and Evaporation

Q 5.3 | Page 193

Differentiate between for Osmotic Pressure and Osmotic Potential

Q 5.4 | Page 193

Differentiate between for Imbibition and Diffusion

Q 5.5 | Page 193

Differentiate between Apoplast and Symplast pathways of movement of water in plants

Q 5.6 | Page 193

Differentiate between Guttation and Transpiration.

Q 6 | Page 193

Briefly describe water potential. What are the factors affecting it?

Q 7 | Page 193

What happens when a pressure greater than the atmospheric pressure is applied to pure water or a solution?

Q 8.1 | Page 193

With the help of well-labelled diagrams, describe the process of plasmolysis in plants, giving appropriate examples.

Q 8.2 | Page 193

Explain what will happen to a plant cell if it is kept in a solution having higher water potential

Q 9 | Page 193

How is the mycorrhizal association helpful in absorption of water and minerals in plants?

Q 10 | Page 193

What role does root pressure play in water movement in plants?

Q 11 | Page 193

Describe transpiration pull model of water transport in plants. What are the factors influencing transpiration? How is it useful to plants?

Q 12 | Page 193

Discuss the factors responsible for ascent of xylem sap in plants

Q 13 | Page 193

What essential role does the root endodermis play during mineral absorption in plants?

Q 14 | Page 193

Explain why xylem transport is unidirectional and phloem transport bi-directional.

Q 15 | Page 193

Explain pressure flow hypothesis of translocation of sugars in plants.

Q 16 | Page 193

What causes the opening and closing of guard cells of stomata during transpiration?

NCERT Biology Class 11

Biology Textbook for Class 11

NCERT solutions for Class 11 Biology chapter 11 - Transport in Plants

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Concepts covered in Class 11 Biology chapter 11 Transport in Plants are Movement of Water, Gases and Nutrients, Cell to Cell Transport, Diffusion, Facilitated Diffusion, Active Transport, Concept of Plant-water Relations, Osmosi, Plasmolysis, Introduction of Long Distance Transport of Water, Opening and Closing of Stomata, Uptake of Mineral Ions, Diffusion of Gases, Water Potential, Introduction of Transport in Plants, Transport in Plants (Numericals), Comparison of Different Transport Processes, Imbibition, Plants Absorb Water, Water Movement up a Plant, Translocation of Mineral Ions, Concept of Transpiration, Transpiration - Transpiration and Photosynthesis – a Compromise, Phloem Transport - Flow from Source to Sink, Phloem Transport - Pressure Flow Or Mass Flow Hypothesis.

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