. Assertion: In cymose tap root system, oldest branch lies very near the growing point of the root while the youngest branch is farthest away from it


Reason: In cymose tap root system, the primary root itself stops growing after some time; but secondary roots carry on further growth of the root system.

 

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Solution ||| In cymose tap root system, the primary root itself stops growing after some time and secondary root carry on further growth of the root system. In cymose tap root system, oldest branch lies very near the growing point of the root while the youngest one is farthest away from it. It is found in shallow rooted plants such as pea, gram etc.

 

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