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Lack Of Choloroplast In Onion Cells

Postby ccBiologist » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:31 pm

I observed the epithelial of onion cells under the microscope and i realized that they dont have chloroplasts ? my hypothesis is that because they are storage cells and they dont make their food , they would have no need for chloroplasts. Anyone would like to correct me or give me additional information it would be most appreciated .
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Postby JackBean » Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:54 pm

you mean the underground organ, right?
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Postby ccBiologist » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:28 pm

yes the underground organ
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Postby canalon » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:24 pm

I think there was a clue in the question, think about it...
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