Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 27 - Critical Thinking - Page 467: 3


Roots need to absorb water, if they are covered in wax; they will not be able to absorb water.

Work Step by Step

The waxy cuticle above ground helps prevent water loss from stems and leaves.
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