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Glucose is a simple sugar, or monosaccharide, formula C6H12O6. This six-carbon carbohydrate is the main source of energy for animals and plants.


Evapotranspiration is the term used to describe two processes in the hydrologic cycle (see below); Water loss from the soil-plant system, through soil evaporation and plant transpiration, is the sum of the methods.


Transpiration is the process by which water vapour lost to the atmosphere from living plants. The term can also be applied to the quantity of water, thus dissipated.


Ecohydrology is an almost new part of science (1990`s) the name that comes from the three words eco, hydro and logy, all derived from Greek, oikos (eco) means house, hudôr (hydro) means water and logos (logy) means science.