Give reason: why do we get a crunchy and granular feeling, when we chew pear fruit ?

Asked by syamjulie | 11th Sep, 2016, 11:52: AM

Expert Answer:

We get a crunchy and granular feeling when we chew pear fruit because of the presence of sclerenchyma tissue.The sclerenchyma cells are of two types- fibres and sclereids.The sclereids give a crunchy feeling to the pear fruit because it provides support and hardens the tissue.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 12th Sep, 2016, 08:30: AM