TITLE

'Heat pump' drives oxygen supplies down to water-lily roots

PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the study of the flow of gases in aquatic plants with deep roots. Large air channels of the roots of aquatic plants; Aquatic plants used in the study; Involvement of heat in improving the oxygen supply; Involvement of the process of thermoosmosis and the phenomenon known as Knudsen diffusion; Ecological significance of the system.
ACCESSION #
10552426

 

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