Guttation: Definition & Mechanism


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What is guttation?

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1. Which of the following is a difference between transpiration and guttation?

2. What are hydathodes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover what you know about guttation by answering these interactive study questions. You'll be quizzed on topics like how to define guttation and what is different about it in comparison to transpiration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will assess you on these key points:

  • Hydathodes
  • One of their physical characteristics
  • The name for water after it has completed the process of guttation

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as guttation and hydathodes
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as transpiration and guttation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the word for water once it has gone through guttation

Additional Learning

Find out more about the process via the lesson entitled Guttation: Definition & Mechanism. These study points will be addressed in the lesson:

  • Why guttation is necessary
  • Where it occurs and with what kinds of plants
  • What stomata is and how it is related to transpiration