Maharashtra State BoardHSC Science (General) 11th
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Write a short note on fasciculated tuberous root. - Biology

Short Note

Write a short note on fasciculated tuberous root.

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Solution

  1. Fasciculated tuberous roots are modification of adventitious roots for storage of food.
  2. Fasciculated tuberous roots do not develop any definite shape like modified tap roots.
  3. A cluster of roots arising from one point which becomes thick and fleshy due to storage of food is known as fasciculated tuberous root.
  4. These clusters are seen at the base of the stem. e.g. Dahlia, Asparagus, etc.
Concept: Morphology
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Balbharati Biology 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Morphology of Flowering Plants
Exercise | Q 3. (C) | Page 114
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