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Differentiate between 'stem tuber' and 'tuberous root'. - Biology

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Differentiate between 'stem tuber' and 'tuberous root'.

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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
Concept: Asexual Reproduction in Plant
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