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What causes turgor pressure?

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Answered 2012-11-08 01:09:32

When the water of the plant is sucked out of the plant, and the plant doesn't have anymore water so the leafs droop!

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What is the force that causes turgor pressure?

The force that causes turgor pressure is osmosis.

What are the causes of thigmotropism?

(i)concentration of auxins (ii)turgor pressure

How is plasmolysis related to tugor pressure?

Turgor pressure refers to the rigidity of a plant cell against its cell wall. Plasmolysis causes a negative turgor through water loss.

What does turgor pressure produce in plants?

the hydrostatic pressure in plants called turgor pressure

A plant with high is healthy and rigid?

A plant with high turgor pressure is healthy and rigid. When turgor pressure is high, it pushes the plasma membrane into the cell wall. This causes the plant to be turgid.

What is osmotic influx of water?

entry of water that causes turgor pressure in vacuoles of plants

How can you tell if a plant has a decreased turgor pressure?

A plant wilts when it has a decreased turgor pressure.

What is an example of turgor pressure?

Turgor pressure pushes the plasma membrane against the cell wall of plant, bacteria, and fungi cells. An example of turgor pressure is osmosis which causes water to flow from an area of low solute concentration to an area of high solute concentration until the two areas are equal.

What causes turgor pressure in plant cells?

The increased flow of water into the plant's central vacuole.

What is a sentence for the term turgor pressure?

When the turgor pressure is low in a plant it will start to slouch and wilt.

When do plants exhibit turgor pressure?

When a plant and its leaves are standing upright, it is exhibiting turgor pressure.

How can you tell that a plant has a decreased turgor pressure?

If the cells of this plant are plasmolysed it has low turgor pressure

Does turgor pressure in a hypertonic solution increase or decrease?

more solutes = less osmotic pressure = decreased turgor pressure

What causes a plant cell to wilt when it is not full?

A plant cell will wilt due to lack of turgor pressure in it.

What change affect the turgor pressure of a potato cell?

you can soak it in a high concentration of salt water which causes it to lose its turgor pressure ,therefore it shrinks in size by diffusional water from inside the potato moves to the salt solution)

What is the relationship between osmosis and turgor pressure?

Water enters into plants by Osmosis and water causes turgor pressure Tugor definition= the state of turgidity and resulting rigidity of cells (or tissues), typically due to the absorption of fluid.

What is the structure associated with resisting turgor pressure?

The plasma membrane is the structure associated with resisting turgor pressure.

What happens when turgor pressure is lost?

When turgor pressure is lost, plant cells begin to lose their shape and firmness. If more turgor pressure is lost, the plant may wilt and ultimately die.

Which plant has high turgor pressure?

Plants that have higher water concentration stores the water in the central vacuole and gives them more turgor pressure. Plants that are in watery environment might be high on turgor pressure.

Why animal cells do not build up turgor pressure?

Animal cells do not build up turgor pressure because they lack cell walls. Turgor pressure usually occurs in plants, bacteria and fungi.

What is the function of turgor pressure?

Turgor pressure forces plasma membrane against cell walls of plants and bacteria. The pressure is caused by osmosis.

How is plasmolysis related to turgor pressure in plant cells?

Plasmolysis is a negative turgor. Turgot pressure is the stiffness of the cell wall.

How do you use the word turgor pressure in a sentence?

To much water was in the cell, the turgor pressure relased the water back into the ground.

What does turgor pressure do for plant?

Turgor pressure helps the plant to stand upright, and helps its leaves to be held up in the air.

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