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 Form 1 Biology topical questions and answers on the cell

Give reasons for carrying out the following procedures when preparing temporary wet mounts of plant tissues.
(a) Making thin plant sections.
(b) Adding water on the plant section.
(c) Placing a cover slip over the plant section.

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Answer Text:
a)- To reduce layers of cells to allow light to pass through .
b)- To make the cells turgid or to prevent drying up hence maintain the shape.
c)- To protect lens on objective, exclude air/dust /foreign particles, hold
specimen in position or in place.