Chapter 6

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
13. What is the role of epidermis in plants?

Question:

What is the role of epidermis in plants?

Answer:

(i)It protects the plants by reducing the loss of water.

(ii)It forms a waterproof layer on its surface.

(iii)It protects plants from mechanical shock and entry of parasific fungi.

(iv)Epidermis cells found in roots perform the function of water absorption.

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