What are the functions of cork cells?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

The walls of cork cells contain a chemical called suberin, which makes them impermeable to water and gases. Thus, cork cells prevent water loss from plants and also make them more resistant to bacterial and fungal infection.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM