C) Remain at the same position

The plant grows in length by apical meristems. Apical meristem is present on the tip of root and shoot. A nail is inserted in trunk i.e., permanent tissue which does not divide.

  • These are present at the tips of the roots and shoots and helps in the increase of the height of the plants.

  • Various cell divisions facilitate the growth of the cells in the roots and shoots and help in cellular enlargement.

  • Apical meristem is divided into-promeristem zone, which contains actively dividing cells, and the meristematic zone, which contains protoderm, procambium and ground meristem.

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