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Monocotyledonous root differs from dicot root in which of the following internal features (a to d)?

a. Presence of parenchymatous pericycle
b. Absence of fewer xylem bundles
c. Presence of large and well-developed pith
d. Presence of parenchymatous cortex without intercellular spaces
Find out the correct option.


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

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.

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