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Q.3. How would you test the presence of starch in leaves?

Q.3. How would you test the presence of starch in leaves?

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
Ans. The presence of starch in leaves can be tested by Iodine test. When we remove chlorophyll from leaf by boiling it in alcohol and then put 2 drops of iodine solution, its colour change to blue indicates the presence of starch.

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