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Sat August 06, 2011 By:
 

what is mean by turgor pressure?

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Sun August 07, 2011
Turgor Pressure is the main pressure of the cell contents against the cell wall in plant cells. Turgid plant cells contain more water than flaccid cells and exert a greater osmotic pressure on its cell walls.

Turgor is a force exerted outward on a plant cell wall by the water contained in the cell. This force gives the plant rigidity, and helps to keep it erect.

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