Q.8 Is it possible for you to find out whether a plant has taproot or fibrous roots by looking at the impression of its leaf on a sheet of paper?


Answer :

(1) Yes, it is possible to find out whether a plant has taproot or fibrous roots by looking at the impression of its leaf on a sheet of paper.

(2) If the impression of the leaf is net-like on both sides of the midrib, then the venation is reticulate and the plant will have taproots.

(3) In parallel venation, the veins are parallel to one another and such plant possesses fibrous roots.

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