Differentiate between leucoplast and chromoplasts

Q- Differentiate between leucoplasts and chromoplasts.

Answer- Leucoplasts:

1. Leucoplasts are the colorless plastids.

2. Leucoplasts help in the storage of food components such as starch, Protein or fats in plant cell.


1. Chromoplasts are the colouyred plastid except green as green pigment is stored by chloroplast (chlorophyll).

2. Chromoplasts help in the process of photosynthesis and pollination in plant.

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