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Potatoes are modified underground stems. They have portions called ‘eyes’ that can give rise to new plants. Which part of the stem do ‘eyes’ depict?

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Internodes
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Leaf scar
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Nodes
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Buds
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The correct option is C Nodes
Potato tubers have nodes or eyes from which the new growth begins. The new stems growing from each eye are called sprouts which give rise to the new plant. This form of reproduction is called vegetatibe propagation.

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