Video: Structure and Function of Plants: Leaves

What is the main function of leaves?

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What is the main function of leaves?

We know that plants can make their own energy. They take the light from the sun and water they absorbed from their roots along with carbon dioxide from the air, and they turn that into energy through a process called photosynthesis.

This whole process mainly takes place in the leaves. We can say that the main function of leaves is that they help plants make food.

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