What are C3 and C4 plants

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​​​C3 Plants
 C4 Plants
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.

More you will learn in your subsquent higher classes. 


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C3 & C4 are cycle which runs in the plant .
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