Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 6 - 6.5 - Concept Check - Page 112: 2


The function of the mitochondria is to create ATP (an energy source in the cell) from the sugars that are available to the cell. So yes, plants do have mitochondria because they need to be able to create ATP.

Work Step by Step

Plant cells are eukaryotic cells and all eukaryotes have organelles (like mitochondria)
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