Short Answer Type Questions



21. Give two examples of roots that develop from different parts of the angiospermic plant other than the radicle.


In banyan tree, prop roots develop from the lower nodes of stem of banyan tree. They grow downwards and touch the soil. Prop roots are meant for support. In sugarcane, stilt roots arise from the lower nodes of stem and enter the soil to provide strength to the plant. These protect the plant against winds.