All plants feature chloroplasts within their cells, though they are not present in every cell of the plant. Chloroplasts are organelles that have a green pigment that make the plant look green. More » Science Biology Cells

Root cells do not contain chloroplasts because in most plants the roots are underground and not exposed to light. Chloroplasts are needed for photosynthesis, which needs light to occur. More » Science Biology Cells

In plant cells, chloroplasts perform photosynthesis, a process that converts light energy from the sun into chemical energy in the form of glucose. Plants can later use this stored chemical energy to carry out activities... More » Science Biology Cells
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Photosynthesis takes place inside of chloroplasts, which are inside plant cells. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants turn sunlight into energy. More » Science Biology Cells

Spirogyra cells contain chloroplasts, a large vacuole, a cell nucleus, cytoplasmic strands holding the nucleus in place and two cell walls. They are simple plants, with no specialized cells for absorbing water, transport... More » Science Biology Cells

The cells that conduct water in plants are tracheids or vessel members, both of which make up the plant tissue known as xylem. The type of cell predominant in xylem depends on the type of plant, but most species in all g... More » Science Biology Cells

Pollen grains carry the sexual cells of plants from one flower to another. According to Pacific Union College, plants produce cells that give rise to pollen in each of four pollen sacs residing on each of the flower's an... More » Science Biology Cells