Will the ascent of sap be possible without the cohesion and adhesion of water molecules? Explain

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The cohesion and adhesion of the water molecules alone creates pressure of about 350 atm, which alone are responsible for conducting water to great heights in tall tress without breaking the water column. On the other hand all forces such as imbibition pressure, and root pressure have been found to create pressure of only 50 atm.