FILL IN THE BLANKS FOR Diffusion. Osmosis Absorption. Translocation & Transpiration

  1. The total kinetic energy of the molecules is called ___________
  2. The pressure exerted by the diffusing particles is known as

________ pressure.

  1. The special type of diffusion in N% hich an ____ absorbs water
    on its surface without dissolving in it is called imbibition.
  2. The movement of solvent Jnolecules from the region of higher concentration to the region of lower concentration through semi

permeable membrane is called _________

  1. The pressure exerted by the cell sap on the cell wall of plant cell

is called ________ pressure.

  1. The chemical potential of water is called water potential. The

total kinetic energy of the molecules is called _____ potential.

  1. The decrease in water potential due to dissolution of solute

molecules or ions in water is called_________ potential.

  1. The complex composite mass made up of both inorganic and organic, components containing water and air is called
    1. The amount of water retained by soil after the removal of excess

    water by gravitation is called ________ soil.

    1. Capillary water: The water which fills the spaces between the

    non colloidal smaller soil particles is called_______ water.

    1. The water level at some depth from the soil where all pore

    spaces are filled with water is called _______ table.

    1. The transverse and radial cell walls of endodermal cells have

    _________ strips.

    1. The movement of water molecules through the adjacent cell

    walls is called ________ pathway.

    1. The hydrostatic pressure generated in the root which forces the

    water the stem is called ________ pressure.

    1. The attraction between the water molecules and the cell wall ofthe xylem cells is called ___________

                  16.   deficit is the difference between the amount of water
      vapour actually present in the air and the amount necessary to completely saturate it.



      I. chemical 2. diffusion 3. imbibant 4. osmosis   5. turgor
      6. water 7. solute 8. soil 9. field capacity
      10. capillary 11. water 12. Casparian 13. apoplast
      14. root 15. adhesion 16. Saturation  

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