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ConceptCell Organelles Plastids

Question

Distinguish between the following

(a) Chromoplast and chloroplast

Solution

Chloroplasts Chromoplasts
1. They are green plastids.  1. They are non-green coloured plastids.
2. They contain chlorophylls and carotenoids 2. Chlorophylls are absent. Only carotenoids are present
3. Lamellae are present.  3. Lamellae are absent.
4. Chloroplasts are sites of photosynthesis. 4. They add colour to the organs (e.g., flowers, fruits) for attracting animals to perform pollination and fruit dispersal
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 P S Verma and V K Agarwal Solution for Class 9 Biology - Science Part 3 (2016 to Current)
Chapter 2: The Fundamental Unit of Life : Cell
Short Answer Questions ( Carrying 2 Marks each) | Q: 14 | Page no. 118
Solution Distinguish Between the Following (A) Chromoplast and Chloroplast Concept: Cell Organelles - Plastids.
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