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Plant Transpiration

"Plant Transpiration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The loss of water vapor by plants to the atmosphere. It occurs mainly from the leaves through pores (stomata) whose primary function is gas exchange. The water is replaced by a continuous column of water moving upwards from the roots within the xylem vessels. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Plant Transpiration" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Plant Transpiration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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