The Importance Of Plants
There are two ways this process can be carried out; anaerobic or aerobic. Plants normally aerobically respite but in case of little to no exposure to air, anaerobic respiration is done. The process of cellular respiration takes place in the mitochondria of cells.
All functions and structures in plants have been adapted to optimise the processes of photosynthesis and respiration. Plants have a root system, a stem, branches and leaves. The roots primary job is to absorb water and the nutrients from the soil. This is done with the help of the extra surface area that the root hairs provide (Gillaspy, 2008). Once water and minerals have diffused into the roots and root hairs, there are two types of tissue that helps transport the minerals and water through the stem to the leaves; xylem and