Class 11 Biology Plant Physiology Transport in Plants



Who had said that ''transpiration is a necessary evil''?
(a)
Curtis
(b)
Steward
(c)
Andersen
(d)
J.C. Bose
Correct answer: (a) 
Solution: Transpiration may be regarded as beneficial to the plants due to its role in ascent of sap, absorption and translocation of mineral salts and in the regulation of temperature of plant tissues. But transpiration also causes loss of water unnecessarily, therefore Curtis called transpiration a necessary evil.

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