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Botany is a natural science concerned with the study of plants. The main branches of botany (also referred to as "Plant science") are commonly divided into three groups: core topics, concerned with the study of the fundamental natural phenomena and processes of plant life, the classification and description of plant diversity; applied topics which study the ways in which plants may be used for economic benefit in horticulture, agriculture and forestry and organismal topics which focus on plant groups such as algae, mosses or flowering plants.

Core topics
Cytology — cell structure, chromosome number
Epigenetics — Control of gene expression
Paleobotany — Study of fossil plants and plant evolution
Palynology — Pollen and spores
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Generally, plant cells are larger than animal cells and are mostly similar in size and are rectangular or cube shaped. Plant cells are similar to animal cells in being eukaryotic and they have similar cell organelles. Diagram of Plant Cell
Distinctive Features of Plant CellCell wall provide plant cells rigidity and structural support and cell to cell interaction.Plastids help in storage of plant products. Chloroplasts aid in carrying out the process of photosynthesis to produce food for the plants. Vacuoles are water-filled, membrane bound organelles which stores useful materials. Plants have specialized cells in order to perform certain functions for

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