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A long tree has several branches. The tissue that helps in the sideways conduction of water in the branches is:


A

Collenchyma

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B

Xylem parenchyma

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C

Parenchyma

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D

Xylem vessels

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Solution

The correct option is B

Xylem parenchyma


The correct option is B.

Explanation of the correct answer:

  1. Xylem parenchyma is an element of the xylem which is made up of living cells.
  2. They are thin-walled and made of cellulose.
  3. They store food in the form of starch, fat, and tannins.
  4. Radial conduction of water takes place by parenchymatous cells.

Explanation of the incorrect options:

Option A:

Collenchyma cells provide mechanical support to the stem and petioles of leaves.

Option C:

Parenchyma cells perform photosynthesis, secretion, and store food.

Option D:

Xylem vessels transport water from roots to leaves, not sideways.

Final answer: The tissue that helps in the sideways conduction of water in the branches is xylem parenchyma.


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