Explain the need for transport systems in multicellular plants in terms of size and surface area:volume ratio.
Unit Biology A-level OCR Transport in plants Watch
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Smaller organisms have a large surface area:volume ratio, so they can get all of their nutrients etc from diffusion. Larger organisms have a smaller surface area:volume ratio, so need a transport system to take in and carry nutrients around the organism.