One way to regulate water transpiration in terrestrial plants is to decrease the surface area of the leaves to slow down the rate of transpiration. This can occur in spiny leaves of cactus and some wilting theirs leaves during daytime.
How do terrestrial plants regulate the amount of water they transpire? What negative consequences might result from prolonged reduction of the amount of water transpired?
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