why does a desert plant have thick coating of cutin on the outer surface of epidermis?

Desert plants have thick waxy coating of cutin on them because this waxy layer is waterproof and prevents water loss through transpiration
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desert plants have thick waxy coating as the waxy layer prevent water loss in plants through transpiration
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Do to prevent water loss
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they have thick waxy coating
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The desert plants like cacti have a waxy coating on them called cuticle to prevent water loss through transpiration as desert areas are very dry areas
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This is because to allow less transpiration or evaporation of water molecules from the plants. this is because of very hot climatic condition
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In desert there is very scanty rainfall due to which plants have to conserve water so there is thick waxy layer of cutin which help plant in prevention of transpiration
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