NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2014

The phenomenon that operates in the formation of root or shoot in a callus culture is

(a) differentiation

(b) re-differentiation

(c) de-differentiation

(d) re-juvenation.

(a) The cells derived from root apical and shoot apical meristems and cambium differentiate and mature to perform special functions. This act leading to maturation is termed as differentiation. During differentiation, cells undergo few to major structural changes both in their cell walls and protoplasm.

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