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Appeared in Year: 2015

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What is Kranz anatomy. (Paper 1, Section B)

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Definition:

  • Kranz anatomy is a special structure in the leaves of plants that have a C4 pathway of carbon dioxide fixation.
  • The leaves contain a ring of mesophyll cells, containing a few small chloroplasts concerned with the initial fixing of carbon dioxide, surrounding a sheath of parenchyma cells (the
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