Differentiate between Apoplast and Symplast pathways of movement of water in plants

Asked by Pragya Singh | 11 months ago |  184

1 Answer

Solution :-

Apoplast pathway Symplast pathways
Movement of water takes
place through the adjacent
cell walls of the epidermis
and cortex.
Movement of water takes place
through the interconnected
protoplasts of the epidermis,
cortex, endodermis, and root
pericycle.
Crossing of the cell
membrane does not take
place in apoplast
pathway.
Movement of water occurs via
cell membrane.
It allows fast
movement of water.
It allows slow
movement of water.

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Answered by Abhisek | 11 months ago

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