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Water and trees

  1. Jan 14, 2005 #1
    the physics of biology

    How does a tree get tons of water from bottom to top?
     
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  3. Jan 14, 2005 #2

    iansmith

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    It is all about transpiration, capillary effect and water physical properties.

    http://www.msue.msu.edu/imp/modzz/00001808.html

    http://plantphys.info/Plant_Physiology/watermove.html (You don't need the password, just press cancel a few times and you will get the writting part of the page)
     
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