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ConceptPlant Tissues - Meristematic Tissue

Question

Write one main function of

(a) Apical meristem

(b) Lateral meristem

Solution

(a) Apical meristems: They are responsible for root and stem elongation, resulting in an increase in the height of the plant (primary growth).
(b) Lateral meristems: They cause an increase in the diameter and girth of stems or roots (secondary growth).

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 P S Verma and V K Agarwal Solution for Class 9 Biology - Science Part 3 (2016 to Current)
Chapter 3: Tissues
Short Questions Answer (Carrying 2 Marks) | Q: 5 | Page no. 169

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Solution Write One Main Function of (A) Apical Meristem (B) Lateral Meristem Concept: Plant Tissues - Meristematic Tissue.
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