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How does water move from plants into the air?

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This happens by the process of transpiration. Plants have holes on the undersides of their leaves called stomata, the stomata are controlled by gaurd cells. The stomata open at night and allow gas exchange in the leaves and water vapour will also leave through the stomata.

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