11th Class Biology Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

  • question_answer 2)
    By looking at which internal structure of a plant can you tell whether a plant is C3 or C4? Explain. 


    The. particularly large cells around the vascular bundles of the pathway plants are called bundle sheath cells and the leaves, which have such anatomy are said to have 'Kranz' anatomy 'Kranz' means 'wreath' and is a reflection of the arrangement of cells. The bundle sheath cells may form several layers around the vascular bundles; they are characterized by having a large number of chloroplasts, thick walls impervious to gaseous exchange and no intercellular spaces.  

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