SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

  • question_answer
    Halophytes grow on physiologically dry soil due to the presence of

    A)  Dry soil

    B)  Excessive salt in plants

    C)  Excessive salt in water

    D)  Excessive humidity outside

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Plants living under saline conditions such as sea-coasts and river estuaries are called halophytes. The vegetation of sea coasts shows xerophytic adaptations not due to shortage of water but due to greater salt concentrations in the coastal water.

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