Photosynthesis and inside a plant

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A Root Cell - Soaks up water, has a large surface area and...
provides support
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It has water and mineral transport (xylem) and has...
densly packed cells/thick cross section
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The stem transports nutrients into...
leaves/roots
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Palisade Cell - Ther are lots of chloroplasts for...
Photosynthesis and are packed at the top of the leaf
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They are are packed in a regular pattern to...
maximise photosynthesis
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Spongy Cell - Less chloroplasts and are packed loosely in the...
middle of the leaf to leat air pass between them
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Maxiised space means that...
there is a maximised gas exchange
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Air Space - This allows xygen and CO2 in and out so that...
Photosynthesis can take place and is in the middle of the leaf
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Stomata - Holes between the...
Guard Cells
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Guard Cells - Make up the stomata and open and close...
stomata to regulate gas exchange
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Waxy Layer - Is found on the upper epidermis and there is no...
stomata so no water loss from the upper leaf
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The Waxy Layer protects the leaf...
against rain
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densly packed cells/thick cross section

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It has water and mineral transport (xylem) and has...

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leaves/roots

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Photosynthesis and are packed at the top of the leaf

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maximise photosynthesis

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