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Solution - What is the Role of Epidermis in Plants? - CBSE Class 9 - Science

ConceptPlant Tissues - Permanent Tissue

Question

What is the role of epidermis in plants?

Solution

Epidermisis present on the outer surface of the entire plant body. The cells of the epidermal tissue form a continuous layer without any intercellular space. It performs the following important functions:-

(i) It is a protective tissue of the plant body

(ii) It protects the plant against mechanical injury

(iii) It allows exchange of gases through the stomata

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APPEARS IN

NCERT Science Textbook for Class 9
Chapter 6: Tissues
Q: 13 | Page no. 79

Reference Material

Solution for question: What is the Role of Epidermis in Plants? concept: Plant Tissues - Permanent Tissue. For the course CBSE
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