How can we differentiate guard cells from any other epidermal cells?

Asked by subbukum | 5th Jan, 2020, 11:47: AM

Expert Answer:

  • The guard cells are bean-shaped in surface view. The epidermal cells are irregular in shape.
  • The guard cells contain chloroplasts, so they can manufacture food by photosynthesis. The epidermal cells do not contain chloroplasts)
  • Guard cells are the only epidermal cells that can make sugar.

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 5th Jan, 2020, 03:36: PM