Long Answer Type Question:
Explain various kinds of roots with the help of an example
There are following two types of roots:
(i) Tap roots: The roots which have one main root and other smaller lateral roots are called tap roots. For example, mustard plant, gram.
(ii) Fibrous roots: The roots which have no main root but all the roots appear similar are called fibrous roots. For example, maize, wheat.
(a) Tap roots and (b) Fibrous roots