Teaching Tools for Water Movement in Plants

natureeducat130513Water movement in plants is a complex process that involves mechanisms of uptake from the roots, then loss through transpiration in the leaves.

UF Horticultural Sciences professor Dr. Craig Brodersen describes the processes of uptake, loss and factors that can inhibit the process.

The dynamics of the process are described in a recent article in Nature Education Knowledge.  In a collaboration with researchers from UC Davis, UF Horticultural Science

The work provides a basis for study in the area as well as teaching tool.  Dr. Brodersen is an Assistant Professor at the UF Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred.


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