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of cells control
a leaf's size?
The role of epidermal cells in determining leaf size and shape
Ever looked carefully at the leaves on a plant and noticed their various sizes and shapes? Why are they different? What controls the size and shape of each individual leaf? Very little is known about the developmental control of leaf size and shape, and understanding the mechanisms behind this is a major issue in plant biology.
Contact: Richard Hund
American Journal of Botany