about epidermal tissue system

Asked by  | 29th Jun, 2008, 01:51: PM

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Epidermis protects all parts of the plant. It protects the plant from loss of water, mechanical injury and invasion by parasites or pathogens. Epidermis contains single layer of cells, which are similar to parenchyma cells. This single alyer is covered by cuticle. The epidermal cells are elongated and flattened. In leaves, stomata are present in the epidermis of leaf.

Answered by  | 29th Jun, 2008, 02:43: PM

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