What is the importance of water for plants ?

Water is important for plants because of the following reasons:

(i) Water helps in the germination of seeds.

(ii) Water helps in the process of photosynthesis by which plants prepare their food.

(iii) Water helps in the transport of nutrients and minerals from the soil to the plants.

(iv) Water helps in the maintenance of the plant structure by providing the appropriate pressure to the plant tissues

(v) Water provides habitat in the form of ponds, rivers, lakes and sea for a large number of plants.