Why do plants need both chloroplasts and mitochondria?


Plants need mitochondria and chloroplasts because of their photosynthetic ability. Without these two major key organisms, this important process could not take place. The chloroplasts are where photosynthesis actually takes place, so without them,
Q&A Related to "Why do plants need both chloroplasts and mitochondria..."
No. Mitochondria break down eaten food into energy, while
Chloroplasts - the site of photosynthesis, where plants manufacture sugar in the form of sucrose for growth. Mitochondira - the site of ATP synthesis, where plants use these energy
Cells must have mitochondria for respiration as it transforms the food digested into air for breathing and the chloroplast is needed for the attraction of sunlight in the process
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