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Name: Erica
Status: student
Grade: 9-12
Location: NY
Country: USA
Date: Spring 2012


Question:
Do All Plants Transpire at the Same Rate Under Different Sources of Light?



Replies:
Plant transpiration rates vary within plants

http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/plant_phys/?what=topicsD&informationModuleId=1092853841&topicOrder=6&max=8&min=0&

and between plant species

http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_10/BL_10.html

For example, plants with adaptations for dry environments would be expected to have lower transpiration rates than plants of wet environments.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transpiration

Anthony R. Brach Missouri Botanical Garden / Harvard University Herbaria



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