C-3 or C-4?

Dr E. Buxbaum EB15 at le.ac.uk
Mon Feb 12 10:44:31 EST 1996

mmason at sisnet.ssku.k12.ca.us (Mike Mason) wrote:
> Can anyone tell me how to tell a C-3 type plant from a C-4 type of plant?
> Is there any easy way to distinguish the two?

Yes, the leaf anatomy is different. Just make a thin section (can be done 
with a razor blade) and look at it through the microscope. Any decent 
book on botany should have apporopriate pictures for comparison.

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