What are the differences between the transport of materials in xylem and phloem?

AcademicBiologyNCERTClass 10

The differences between the transport of materials in Xylem and Phloem are given below:

Transport of materials in XylemTransport of materials in Phloem
i> Xylem tissues helps in the transport of water and minerals.i> Phloem tissues helps in the transport of food and minerals.
ii> Water is transported upwards from roots to aerial parts of the plant.ii> Food is transported in both upward and downward directions.
iii> Transport in xylem requires forces such as transpiration pull.iii> Transport of food in phloem requires energy in the form of ATP.

                                        

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:19:01

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