structure of a leaf
Leaves are designed for making food by photosynthesis.
Adapted for photosynthesis by;
- Broad surface area- more exposed to light
- Thin - carbon dioxide and water vapour only have to travel a short distance to the photosynthesing cells.
- air spaces in spongy mesophyll layer- allows gases like Carbon dioxide & oxygen to move easily between cells.
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