what is the other name for chloroplast? why is it called so?

Asked by  | 2nd Jul, 2008, 04:28: PM

Expert Answer:

Chloroplasts are also called 'kitchens of the cells'. In kitchens, the food for the homes are prepared. In a similar manner, chloroplasts are involved in making the food of the plants through photosynthesis. Chloroplasts contain the green pigment chlorophyll, which is important for photosynthesis.

Answered by  | 2nd Jul, 2008, 06:57: PM

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