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Role of Water in Plants - Practice Questions & MCQ

Edited By admin | Updated on Sep 18, 2023 18:34 AM | #NEET

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Essentiality of Water for Plants
  • Water constitutes 80%-90% of the protoplasm of a plant cell.
  • Water acts as a solvent, reactant, reagent in many important physiological processes.
  • It acts as a medium for biochemical reactions.
  • It is responsible for maintaining the turgidity of cells.

Why is the maintenance of turgidity important for cells?

  • It is required for cell enlargement.
  • It is required for the opening and closing of stomata.
  • It is required for the movement of leaves.
  • It also regulates the opening and closing of flowers in some plants.
     

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