Challenging plants: Plant science

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An understanding of the structure and function of plants, the movement of materials through them and the chemical reactions that happen within them helps scientists to exploit the potential of plants.

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Passive transport (diffusion), active transport, osmosis and transpiration are described. These processes provide a context for discussing the importance of molecular and ionic size and question why movement happens.