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Differentiate Between Fibrous Root and Adventitious Root - Biology

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Differentiate between Fibrous root and adventitious root

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  Fibrous root Adventitious root
1 It occur in place to tap root system at the base of main stem Roots arise from varoius parts of the plant other than the radicle
2 The roots are thin and fibrous The roots can be thin thick or variously modified
3 The root system is underground It can be underground or above ground
4 Fibrous root system takes part in fixation of plant, absorption of water and mineral salts etc It performs several function like clinging, support, storage, reproduction, fixation, absorption, etc
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NCERT Class 11 Biology Textbook
Chapter 5 Morphology of Flowering Plants
Q 6.2 | Page 83
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