Differentiate between 'stem tuber' and 'tuberous root'.
Differentiate between stem tuber and tuberous root:-
|Stem Tuber||Tuberous Root|
|1||It is an underground stem.||1||It is an underground root.|
|2||It has axillary buds on its surface.||2||It has adventitious buds on its surface.|
|3||Under favourable conditions, one of the axillary buds sprouts by suppressing the growth of the other buds.||3||All the adventitious buds sprout under favourable conditions to produce leafy shoots and adventitious roots from the base of the shoot.|
|4||Examples: Potato||4||Examples: Sweet potato|
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Solution Differentiate Between 'Stem Tuber' and 'Tuberous Root'. Concept: Asexual Reproduction.