Chhattisgarh PMT Chhattisgarh PMT Solved Paper-2007

  • question_answer Aerenchyma is found in                                                                                                                                               

    A)  lithophytes                       

    B)  hydrophytes

    C)  sciophytes                        

    D)  xerophytes

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    The parenchyma tissue in aquatic plants (eg, Hydrilla, Potamogeton etc) and in some land plants (eg, petiole of banana, Catena) are called aerenchyma because they make a network leaving wide air spaces (air-cavities) for gaseous exchange and make the aquatic plants light and bouyant, so that they easily afloat.


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