# The osmotic potential and pressure potential of three cells (A, B, C) located in different parts of an actively transpiring plant are given below. Cell Osmotic Potential (MPa) Pressure Potential (MPa) A -0.87 0.44 B -0.92 0.34 C -0.68 0.27 Identify these three cells as root hair, root cortical and leaf mesophyll cells respectively. The correct answer is a) A, B, C b) A, C, B c) C, A, B d) B, C,A

## Question ID - 3855 :- The osmotic potential and pressure potential of three cells (A, B, C) located in different parts of an actively transpiring plant are given below. Cell Osmotic Potential (MPa) Pressure Potential (MPa) A -0.87 0.44 B -0.92 0.34 C -0.68 0.27 Identify these three cells as root hair, root cortical and leaf mesophyll cells respectively. The correct answer is a) A, B, C b) A, C, B c) C, A, B d) B, C,A

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Water potentials of the given cells are A=-0.87+0.44=-0.43

B=-0.92+0.34=-0.58

C=-0.68+0.27=-0.41

As water moves from greater water potential to less, root hair, root cortical and leaf mesophyll cells are C, A, B respectively.

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