what is the difference between turgor pressure and the the wall pressure?

Asked by pritam | 22nd Jun, 2009, 08:18: PM

Expert Answer:

In plants, wall pressure is the mechanical pressure applied to the proptoplast and vacuole by the stretched cell wall. Turgor pressure is the force exerted outward on a cell wall by the water contained in the cell. This force gives the plant rigidity, and may help to keep it erect

Answered by  | 28th Jun, 2009, 08:57: AM

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