Limited access

Upgrade to access all content for this subject

The sap found in the xylem is largely comprised of water with some minerals. It must be transported against gravity, going upwards from the roots to the stem and leaves of a plant, sometimes spanning long distances (e.g., large trees).

How is xylem sap transported against gravity?

A

Active transport.

B

Guttation.

C

Translocation.

D

Negative pressure potential.

Select an assignment template