1. Once inside the root hair cell, the water dilutes the solution in the cytoplasm.
- 2. The cytoplasm is now less concentrated compared to the root cell next to it.
- 3. Water moves to the root cell by osmosis.
- 4. The process continues throughout the root cells until it reaches the xylem vessel.
- 5. When the water evaporates in leaves, it creates a pulling force that move the water up the stem to the leaves.–transpirational pull