In the absence of which of the following will photosynthesis not occur in leaves?

  1. Guard cells
  2. Chlorophyll
  3. Vacuole
  4. Space between cells


Chlorophyll is the green pigment present in leaves of plants that absorbs sunlight energy, to carry out photosynthesis. In the absence of chlorophyll, the leaves would not be able to capture sunlight energy. Therefore, photosynthesis cannot occur.

The correct option is B.

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