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How do plants use water?
Question Date: 2015-05-18
Answer 1:

That's quite a big question! Plants use water for many different things. It's used to keep their structure (standing up straight, not bent over), in photosynthesis, to transport sugars, nutrients, etc. This water is lost throught the stomata in the leaves when the plant is undergoing gas exchange to acquire CO2. Here is a great set of explanations along with diagrams explaining plant water use.

water in plants

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