Plant transport systems
A collection of Catalyst articles about plant transport systems.
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This Catalyst article investigates osmosis: when water enters or leaves plant tissue (raw potato) according to the concentration of water in its surroundings.
The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2014, Volume 25, Issue 3.
This Catalyst article looks at the process of photosynthesis, by which plants make a range of biochemical compounds. The article explains how photosynthesis actually ties in with growth. Respiration is happening all the time in all cells in all living organisms.
This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2003, Volume 14, Issue 2.
A Catalyst article about phytoplasmas which are micro-organisms that affect crop plants modifying their growth. The article looks at the damage that they can inflict on crops which in turn can cause famine. Botanists are seeking to counter the effects of phytoplasma disease and the article looks at laboratory research so far.
This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2011, Volume 21, Issue 3.