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Answer the Following in Detail State Any Three Functions of the Root - Biology

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State any three functions of the root

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Functions of the roots are:
1. They fix the plant firmly to the soil.
2. They absorb water and minerals from the soil and transport it to the leaves through stem for the manufacturing of food.
3. Roots help in holding the soil together and prevent soil erosion.
4. In some modified roots, they perform the function of storing food. e.g. Radish, carrot.
5. Roots can also help in respiration in certain plants like mangroves.

Concept: Concept of Functions of Leaf
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Selina Concise Biology Class 6 ICSE
Chapter 1 The Leaf
Exercises | Q 1
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