Gas exchange in a leaf

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  • Created by: Joanne
  • Created on: 20-05-12 13:45

Plants need carbon dioxide for photosynthesis so they need certain adaptations for effective gas exchange:

  • large flat shape for a larger surface area for more gas exchange to take place
  • waxy cuticle - waterproof layer to stop water loss
  • palisade cells - lots of chloroplasts for photosynthesis
  • air spaces…


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simple easy to read thanks :)


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Pretty good notes :) thanks

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