Life Processes (C10)

(a) What is translocation ? Why is it essential for plants ?

(b) Where do the substances in plants reach as a result of translocation ?

Answer

(a) The transport of soluble products of photosynthesis (food or glucose) from one part to the other parts of the plant.

To provide food to all parts of the plant.

(b) Root, fruits, seeds and other growing organs or parts of the plant.