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Difference Between Chlorophyll and Chloroplast

The difference between chlorophyll and chloroplast is due to the following factors: Existence Chlorophyll exists as a primary photosynthetic pigment inside the chloroplast. Chloroplast exists as photosynthetic cell organelles in a plant cell and appears as a membranous structure that resembles mitochondria. Involvement in photosynthesis Chlorophyll mainly absorbs blue and red light energy from the …

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Respiration in Plants

Respiration in plants is a process which makes the use of oxygen for the oxidation of glucose and other respiratory substrates like fats or proteins. Respiratory substrates are the high energy biomolecules which produce energy, carbon dioxide and water as a result of breakage in C-C bond. Plants undergo cellular respiration, which is generally of …

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Germination of Plant

Germination of a plant is a phenomenon, where a seed germinates to form a new seeding or a plant. Germination process results in the emergence of the radicle (primary root) and plumule (primary shoot). A seed without germination remains dormant in a soil. Under favourable conditions, optimum temperature, oxygen, light, water etc. a seed germinates and …

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Anther

The anther is a part of the flower’s male reproductive system or stamen. It carries the reproductive structures or the male gametes (pollen grains) which germinate and cause fertilization of an ovule. A male reproductive part of a flower typically consists of two elements: Filament: A filament appears as a long, slender and stalk-like structure …

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