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# In which of the following type of underground modification of stem, storage of food does not occur in stem

A
Bulb
B
Rhizome
C
Corm
D
Tuber

Solution

## The correct option is D BulbA bulb is a specialized underground stem which bears roots on it's lower side of the fleshy leaf that gives rise to a new plant.Example:-Onion $$(Allium$$ $$cepa)$$ and Lily $$(Lilium$$ $$bulbifera)$$.Rhizomes are modified stem that grows horizontally at a particular depth and can store food like in ginger and turmeric.A corm is an underground modification of stem that is made for storage as in Colocasia and Saffron.A tuber is a modifies stem that gets swollen due to the accumulation of starch and protein like a potato.So the correct option is "Bulb".Biology

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