What do you understand by the loading of source?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Jul, 2014, 01:28: PM

Expert Answer:

When glucose is prepared at the source by photosynthesis, it is converted into sucrose.

Sucrose is then transported to the companion cells and then to the phloem sieve tube cells by active transport. This is called loading of the source.

Answered by  | 11th Jul, 2014, 03:28: PM