Category : 3rd Class
Many plants have one main root and many small roots to grow from it. Such kinds of roots are called as tap root.
Cereals like rice, wheat, grasses, garlic and onion have many small roots growing from the stem. There is no single main root. It gives the roots a bushy appearance called adventitious root.
Look at the following picture of different types of roots:
Which one of the following parts of a plant hold firmly in the ground?
Root hold a plant firmly in the ground. Therefore, option (a) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.
Choose the correct option for the following figure.
(a) Fibrous root
(b) Tap root
(c) Prop root
(d) All of these
(e) None of these
In the given figure one main root has been branched into many thinner roots, therefore this is tap root. Therefore, option (b) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.
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