Friday 5 January 2018

What are the functions of the stomata?

Answer : Stomata are small pores present in the epidermis of the leaf. Stomata are enclosed by two kidney-shaped cells called guard cells.
The main function of stomata are :
They are necessary for exchanging gases like Co2 or O2 with the atmosphere. Photosynthesis is not possible without them.
They are responsible for Transpiration in which water is lost in the form of water vapour from the plant surface. This ultimately helps in absorption of minerals by root tissues on account of build up root pressure.

This is an answered question from Chapter 6. Tissues of CBSE Class 9th Science

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