Uttarakhand PMT Uttarakhand PMT Solved Paper-2007

  • question_answer Removal of ring wood of tissue outside the vascular cambium from the tree trunk kills it because

    A)  water cannot move up

    B)  food does not travel down and roots become starved

    C)  shoot become starved

    D)  annual ring are not produced

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Vascular cambium forms the phloem tissue outside. Food synthesized in the leaves is transported to different pans of the plant through phloem but when it is removed with ring bark, the plant gets killed because food does not travel down and roots become starved.


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