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Chromoplasts are formed from leucoplasts in


A
Rose petals
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B
Carrot
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C
Dahlia florets
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D
All of the above
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Solution

The correct option is B Carrot
  • Chromoplast is a plastid which contains coloured pigments and found in certain plant cells which impart bright colour to that part of the plant (flowers, fruits etc.).
  • Chromoplasts containing carotene pigments within them imparts red, orange, or yellow colours to fruit as in tomato, roots as in carrot and petals.
  • Carotene-containing chromoplasts are developed from leucoplasts or chloroplasts.
  • So, the correct answer is 'Carrot'.

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