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# Monocotyledonous root differs from dicot root in which of the following internal features (a to d)?a. Presence of parenchymatous pericycleb. Absence of fewer xylem bundlesc. Presence of large and well-developed pithd. Presence of parenchymatous cortex without intercellular spacesFind out the correct option.

A
a, c, & d
B
b & d
C
b & c
D
a & d

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## The correct option is C a, c, & d  Monocot Roots Dicot Roots 1 Pericycle has lateral roots. Pericycle  gives rise to lateral roots, cork cambium and part of vascular cambium 2 No. of xylem phloem elements are $$8$$ to many No. of xylem and phloem are $$2$$ to $$6$$ 3 Xylem Vessels are oval or roundedXylem vessels are polygons or angular in shape  4 Pith is layer and well developed. Pith is absent or insignificant 5 No secondary growth. Secondary growth occurs.Biology

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