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Question

If the bark and phloem tissue of a woody shoot are peeled off by ringing, the whole plant will eventually die because

Options

A) water does not reach the leaves

B) water and salts remained below the ring portion

C) there is a withdrawal of water from the root by soil

D) manufactured food does not reach the roots

E) the roots store too much water


The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

The prominent function of the phloem tissue is to aid the transportation of manufactured food in plants. The whole plants will surely die if the bark and the phloem tissue is peeled off by ringing.

Explanation provided by Kolawole Simbiat


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Discussion (3)

  • Kolawole Simbiat

    The prominent function of the phloem tissue is to aid the transportation of manufactured food in plants. The whole plants will surely die if the bark and the phloem tissue is peeled off by ringing.

  • If the bark and phloem tissue of a woody shoot are peeled off by ringing, the whole plant will eventually die because manufactured food does not reach the roots.