If some leaves were plucked and iodine test was performed on them.what would be the result?

If some leaves were plucked and iodine test was performed on them it shows the presence of starch. The experiment is followed in the following way

  • Take a fresh leaf
  • Boil the leaf so that the cells in leaves gets soft
  • Dip the boiled leaf in iodine solution
  • On addition of iodine if the leaf changes its colour to blue-black then it shows the presence of starch in the leaves

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