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Name: jacqueline
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Age: 18
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Date: 10/29/2004


Question:
why do plants become turgid


Replies:
Turgidity helps non-woody plants stand upright, and is also important in regulating the opening of stomata for photosynthesis and respiration. The following should be helpful:

http://www.purchon.com/biology/osmosis.htm

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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