Ownclasses

Guard cell help in

  • protection against grazing

  • transpiration

  • guttation

  • fighting against infection

Answer

B.

transpiration

Guard cells help in transpiration. Each stomatal opening is surrounded by two specialized epidermal cells, called guard cells. Because of their small size guard cells are rapidly influenced by turgor change and thus regulate the opening and closing of stomata.

Guard cells help in transpiration. Each stomatal opening is surrounded by two specialized epidermal cells, called guard cells. Because of their small size guard cells are rapidly influenced by turgor change and thus regulate the opening and closing of stomata.