What are the differences between the transport of materials in xylem and phloem?
|Transport of materials in xylem||Transport of materials in phloem|
|Xylem tissue helps in the transport of water and minerals.||Phloem tissue helps in the transport of food.|
|Water is transported upwards from roots to all other parts of plants.||Food is transported in bot h upward and downward directions.|
|Transport in xylem occurs with t.'ne help of simple physical force such as transpiration pull||Transport of food in phloem requires energy in the from of ATP|