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Transpiration and root pressure cause water to rise in plant by?

  • pulling it upward

  • pulling and pushing it, respectively

  • pulling it upward

  • pushing and pulling it, respectively

Answer

B.

pulling and pushing it, respectively

Transpiration causes water to rise in plants by pulling through xylem elements.
Root pressure causes water to rise in plants by pushing water in xylem components. 
So, the rise of water in plants is done by pulling and pushing via transpiration and root pressure respectively.

Transpiration causes water to rise in plants by pulling through xylem elements.
Root pressure causes water to rise in plants by pushing water in xylem components. 
So, the rise of water in plants is done by pulling and pushing via transpiration and root pressure respectively.