NEET Botany Plant Growth and Development Questions Solved

NEET - 2014

A few normal seedlings of tomato were kept in a dark room. After a few days they were found to have become white-coloured like albinos. Which of the following terms will you use to describe them?
(a) Mutated
(b) Embolised
(c) Etiolated
(d) Defoliated

Audio Explanation:

Etiolation is a process in which flowering plants are grown in partial or complete absence of light. Etiolation is mainly characterised by long and weak stem and smaller, sparse pale yellow colour (chlorosis) leaves due to longer internodes.

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