Number of chloroplasts in a C3 plant leaf (of 1m^2 surface area)

Value 5.5e+11 unitless
Organism Plants
Reference Lawlor, D. W, Photosynthesis: molecular, physiological, and environmental processes, 3rd edition BIOS scientific publishers limited 2001 p.56 table 4.1 'A semi quantitative analysis of the photosynthetic system in an 'average' C3 plant leaf'
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Entered by Uri M
ID 105591