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Guttation

Guttation

formation of drops of water on plants from moisture in air.

The process of water being exuded from hydathodes at the enlarged terminations of veins around the margins of the leaves.


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climber identification

Look up my other post. Guttation excrets xylem solution, which contains a neglijable amount of sugar. Xylem solution is composed mainly of water(99%, give or take). The other one percent is made out mainly of mineral ions(Ca, K, Cl, ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Aug 27, 2007 12:15 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: climber identification
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Views: 11318

leaf excretion

guttation is the excretion of WATER from the xylem when transpiration is not possible, not the excretion of sugar from the phloem

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by MrMistery
Mon Aug 27, 2007 12:07 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: leaf excretion
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Views: 3762

climber identification

... :oops: Plant taxonomy is my favorite hobby. If I remember my Plant Physiology correctly the process of producing sugar droplets is called Guttation. When stomata are closed at night and transpiration cannot occur root presure causes the plant to secrete fluid which is composed primarily ...

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by ivygirl_5
Sun Aug 26, 2007 6:09 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: climber identification
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leaf excretion

... to leaf aphids and these aphids produce lots of sweet secretions (honeydew) which can build up on the tops of the leaves. Or it could be Guttation -- Sugar droplets secreted by the leaves common in many plants. (Sorry, I was told that I'm wrong about guttation). I hope this helps. :D

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by ivygirl_5
Thu Aug 23, 2007 4:04 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: leaf excretion
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Views: 3762


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