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Why do plant cells need mitochondria?

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The mitochondria is also referred to as the powerhouse of the cell. Plant cells need the mitochondria because it is the organelle that is responsible for the conversion of food molecules to useable protein.

The mitochondria also carries the genetic material of each plant, as contained in the seeds.

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