difference between c3 nd c4 plants

C3 PlantsCPlants
These plants lack bundle sheath cells, only mesophyll cells are present.These plants have two types of photosynthetic cells - mesophyll & bundle sheath cells.
Same type of chloroplasts are present.These have dimorphic chloroplasts.
Primary acceptor of CO2 is accepted 5 carbon compound i.e- Ribulose-1,5 bi phosphate.Primary acceptor of CO2 is phosphoenol pyruvate.
First stable compound is 3 carbon molecule

First stable compound is 4 carbon molecule.



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