What are Plasmolysis & Deplasmolysis?


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What is plasmolysis?

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1. What is deplasmolysis?

2. Identify the process occurring in the picture below:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Plants are ninety percent water and require constant hydration; plasmolysis and deplasmolysis are two related processes in plant hydration. The questions on these assessments will let you demonstrate your knowledge of these processes and their definitions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will focus on:

  • Analysis of illustrations related to plant processes
  • Plasmolysis vs. deplasmolysis
  • Why produce is sprayed at supermarkets

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - apply the knowledge you've gained to understand the purpose of misting fruits and vegetables at the supermarket
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on plasmolysis and deplasmolysis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process of deplasmolysis

Additional Learning

Learn more about these two processes by reviewing this lesson called What are Plasmolysis & Deplasmolysis?. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand the plant cell's anatomy
  • Review osmosis
  • Know the function of the plasma membrane