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by Pokie
Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:50 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: abiotic factors
Replies: 3
Views: 16863

Abiotic Factors
Abiotic, meaning not alive, are nonliving factors that affect living organisms. Environmental factors such habitat (pond, lake, ocean, desert, mountain) or weather such as temperature, cloud cover, rain, snow, hurricanes, etc. are abiotic factors.
by Pokie
Tue Aug 02, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration - please help!
Replies: 5
Views: 13523

Hydrogen Bonding is extremely important in the process of Transpiration as it is what hold the water molecules together and push it up the xylem. During Transpiration, water on the cell walls of the spongy mesophyll cells evaporate, leaving a thin layer of water due to the presence of hydrophilic ce...