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What are the main functions of Leaf?

  1. Leaves make food for the plant (photosynthesis).
  2. Leaves release water in the air (Transpiration) .


  • Plants release a lot of water into the air.
  • The process by which water comes out of leaves in the form of vapor, is known as Transpiration.



  • It is the process through which the green leaves make food for the plant
  • In this process, green leaves combine with carbon dioxide and water in the presence of sunlight to make food and oxygen gas.



The plants having tap roots have a reticulate venation in their leaves whereas the plants having fibrous roots have parallel venation i n their leaves.

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