Class 11 Biology Transport In Plants Imbibition

Imbibition

  • Imbibition is the process of adsorption of water molecules by the hydrophilic substances. Example- absorption of water by seeds (raisins) and dry wood.
  • Water potential gradient between the absorbent and the liquid imbibed, affinity between the adsorbant and the liquid are necessary for imbibition.

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Fig. Imbibition in raisins

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