Diff between turgor pressure and root pressure

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Turgor pressure 
is the pressure of the cell contents against the cell wall in plant cells. In hypotonic solution, water diffuses into the cell and cells enlarge and extension growth occurs. As water diffuses in, cytoplasm builds up a pressure against the cell wall. This pressure is called turgor pressure.

Root pressure is a type of positive hydrostatic pressure that is created by the cells of the roots as a result of which the cell sap rises upward through the stem.


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