Q. 835.0( 2 Votes )

When carrying out the starch test on a leaf, why is it important to boil the leaf in alcohol ?
A. to dissolve the waxy cuticle

B. to make the cells more permeable to iodine solution

C. to remove the chlorophyll

D. to stop chemical reactions in the cells.

Answer :

We use the alcohol to remove chlorophyll from the leaves during the photosynthesis experiments.

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