. What are the Mechanism of phloem translocation
Mechanism of phloem translocation:
i. The Pressure flow or Mass flow hypothesis- Given by Munch.
ii. This is accepted mechanism used for the translocation of sugars from source to sink.
iii. Glucose is prepared at the source and converted to sucrose.
iv. Sugar is moved in the form of sucrose into companion cells and then into sieve tube cells by active transport. This is the process of loading at the source.