1. if a plant is releasing carbondieoxide and taking in oxygen during the day, does it mean that there is is no photosynthesis occuring? Justify your answer.
  2. give reason:- Leaves of healthy potted plant were coated with vaseline . Will this plant remain healthy for long?
  3. what are the adaptations of leaf for photosynthesis?
  4. explain the importance of soil for plants growth (in detail)? 

Asked by sannjaybalaji | 14th Jun, 2015, 01:31: PM

Expert Answer:

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Adaptation of leaf for photosynthesis

(i) Chloroplasts in leaves absorb light energy for photosynthesis.

(ii) Stoma allows gaseous exchange to take place.

(iii) Cuticle is waterproof and transparent that allows light to pass through.

(iv) Vascular bundles act as dran pipes that distribute raw materials and conducts food to other parts of the plant.

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Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 14th Jun, 2015, 08:33: PM