Discuss two adaptation inplants that help to reduce transpiration

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Plants exhibit some adaptations to reduce the rate of transpiration, these are as follows-

  •  Thick cuticle cover − The waxy layer of cuticle over the epidermis prevents excessive transpiration.
  •  Number of stomata − The number of stomata in leaves is reduced and they are usually concentrated on the lower side of the leaf in order to reduce the water loss.
  • Sunken stomata − In some leaves, the stomata sink into the leaf and get covered by hair. 
  • Epidermal hair − The leaf surface is sometimes covered by a thick coating of hair to reduce transpiration

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