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(a) What is a tuber? Name one stem tuber and one root tuber.
(b) What is name of the organ of propagation present in a tuber?
(c) Name one commonly used vegetable which is propagated by using tubers.


Solution

(a) The thickened and swollen stem or root of a plant that stores food and grows underground, is called a tuber. For example, potato is a stem tuber and sweet potato is a root tuber.

(b) The bud or eye is the organ of propagation present in a tuber.

(c) Potato is propagated through its tuber.

Science
Lakhmir Biology 2013
Standard X

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