The cohesion-tension theory of water movement in the xylem states that water, as it evaporates through the stomata, pulls additional water from the xylem due to water's cohesive nature. The resulting tension in the xylem _____.

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pulls more water up from the roots

  

causes the stem to expand

  

causes the xylem cells to collapse

  

pulls more water from the surrounding leaf tissue

 

asked Dec 30, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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pulls more water up from the roots

 

answered Dec 30, 2012 by JaFajx ~Expert~ (464 points)



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