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20mm butyl rubber stop voor geneeskunde flessen kurk-Deksels, flessendoppen, JL 4 way connectorade from aluminium for air pressure or fuel line of 3 mm. Harvesting the Rare Earth – We Make Money Not Art. Jacob Remin, Harvesting the Rare Earth, 2017.

Harvesting the Rare Earth – We Make Money Not Art

Photo: Anders Sune Berg Rare Earth elements (or RREs) are a group of 17 metallic elements essential to sustaining the unrelenting global demand for new technological products. The materials have specific chemical and physical properties that make them useful in improving the performance of pretty much anything we associate with innovation nowadays: hybrid cars, smartphones, laptops, hi-tech televisions, sunglasses, lasers as well as less mainstream technology used by the military and medical profession.

Rare earths are extracted through opencast mining, they also generate radioactive waste and need be separated and purified at high ecological costs. Add to the picture that China has a near-monopoly (over 97% of the production) on mining REEs and the country is not a champion of environmental standards. Japan, for example, is looking at recycling in order to recover rare earths from hard drives and other discarded electronics. Hi Jacob! Potometer. A potometer (from Greek ποτό = drunken, and μέτρο = measure) —sometimes known as a transpirometer— is a device used for measuring the rate of water uptake of a leafy shoot.


The causes of water uptake are photosynthesis and transpiration.[1] Everything must be completely water tight so that no leakage of water occurs. There are two main types of potometers used - the bubble potometer (as detailed below), and the mass potometer. Transpiration. How does water move from the soil all the way up the stem and then into the leaves?


It may move just a few inches, a few feet, or one hundred feet or more in a large tree. We discussed the special chemical properties of water in Lesson 2. Remember that water is cohesive—water molecules will stick to each other through hydrogen bonds. Water is also adhesive as the molecules will stick to surfaces. If you take a straw and place it in a glass of water, the level of the water will be slightly higher inside the straw than it is outside. The Movement of Water in a Plant.

Now how do mineral nutrients get into a root?

The Movement of Water in a Plant

Plants need calcium to make their cell walls. They use potassium in the guard cells around the stomata to regulate gas exchange, so potassium is critical to the plant's water balance. The chlorophyll molecule that is part of the electron transport chain in photosynthesis needs magnesium. Most plants acquire these nutrients from the soil, which requires active transport. It takes energy for a root to absorb minerals from the soil, and ATP is needed to do this. Figure 9.9. Photosynthesis: CrashCourse Biology #8. Plant Cells: Biology #6. Transpiration. This article is about plant transpiration.


For transpiration in human and animal physiology, see Sweating and Hyperhydrosis. Overview of transpiration: Water is passively transported into the roots and then into the xylem.The forces of cohesion and adhesion cause the water molecules to form a column in the xylem.Water moves from the xylem into the mesophyll cells, evaporates from their surfaces and leaves the plant by diffusion through the stomata Transpiration is the process of water movement through a plant and its evaporation from aerial parts, such as leaves, stems and flowers. Water is necessary for plants but only a small amount of water taken up by the roots is used for growth and metabolism. Mass flow of liquid water from the roots to the leaves is driven in part by capillary action, but primarily driven by water potential differences.

Maybe later |Close Thank you! Dear readers in Canada, Time is running out in 2016 to help Wikipedia. Regulation[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] Evapotranspiration - The Water Cycle, from USGS Water-Science School. Evapotranspiration is the sum of evaporation from the land surface plus transpiration from plants.

Evapotranspiration - The Water Cycle, from USGS Water-Science School

Precipitation is the source of all water.Credit: Salinity Management Guide What is evapotranspiration? If you search for the definition of evapotranspiration, you will find that it varies.