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Carrots and osmosis

J.-Robert Thibault J-Robert.Thibault at sbf.ulaval.ca
Thu Jan 19 00:42:07 EST 1995


MargeC at ix.netcom.com (Marge Congress) wrote:
>
> 
> I am working on a project entitled " Does osmosis occur quicker in 
> carrots or potatoes? My hypothesis is that carrots absorb at a faster 
> rate. Is there any literature on this?
> 
> Yasmeen Dixon
> Mail to MargeC at ix.netcom.com

Marge,
The main issue is the concentration of solubles in the tissus.
Osmosis will be high if the gradient is step.

Best regards

J.-Robert Thibault Ph.D.
Professor in plant biology



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