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Learn Introductory Crop Physiology with Braimy – B.SC Agriculture
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  • The process through which the food synthesized by the leaves is reached to different plant parts is called translocation of food.
  • Direction of translocation-

a) Downward translocation- translocation of food from leaves to stem and root of the plants.

b) Upward translocation – such stages are – Germination of seeds, Formation of new stems and leaves from the underground stem, Formation and development of new buds, Development of fruits.

  • Lateral translocation – this is performed by medullary rays.

Path of translocation-The food is translocated through vascular system of plants i.e. xylem and phloem tissue.

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