. Cuscuta is an example of

A: Brood parasitism

B: Predation

C: Endoparasitism

D: Ectoparasitism

Best Answer

Explanation : 

  • Cuscuta (Amarbel) is a complete stem parasite that lives on Citrus, Duranta, Zizyphus, and other plants. 
  • It injects several haustoria into the host. 
  • The haustorium's xylem and phloem connect to the sap and food channel of the host. 
  • Predation is when a member of one species captures, kills, and eats a member of the Endoparasite living inside the host body.

Final Answer :

Hence the correct answer is option D : Ectoparasitism



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