In xylem, water moves up the tracheids and vessel elements by way of capillary action and the negative pressure created by transpiration. How do water and nutrients move through phloem?

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    by active transport and osmosis
    by the pumping action of the pith
    by capillary action and transpiration
    by the negative pressure exerted on the roots by the soil
asked May 19, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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by active transport and osmosis
answered May 20, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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