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Which of the following conditions is responsible for increasing the rate of transpiration in plants?
1. Increase in the humidity
2. Increase in the surrounding temperature
3. Decrease in the surrounding temperature
4. Decrease in the wind speed

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Both 1 and 2 are correct
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Both 1 and 3 are correct.
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Only 2 is correct
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Only 1 is correct
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Solution

The correct option is C Only 2 is correct
Transpiration is the process by which plants lose water in the form of water vapour mainly from stomata present on their leaf surface. Conditions that increase the rate of transpiration include increase in temperature, decrease in humidity, increase in wind speed, and more.

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