Epidermal cells are often modified to perform

Question:

Epidermal cells are often modified to perform specialized functions in plants. Name some of them and the function they perform.

Solution:

i. Root Hair: It increases the surface area for absorption of water and minerals from the soils

ii. Trichomes: They are also known as stem hairs. They help in water loss prevention during transpiration.

ii. Bulliform cells: Bulliform cells are present in grasses. They help in closing the stomata under stressful conditions and this prevents water loss.

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