what is a palisade cell?

Asked by  | 18th Mar, 2008, 11:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Palisade cells are elongated or cylindrical cells lying immediately beneath the upper epidermis of a leaf. They  contain many chloroplasts. During the hours of daylight palisade cells are photosynthetic, using the energy of the sun to create carbohydrates from water and carbon dioxide.

Answered by  | 22nd Mar, 2008, 01:17: PM

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