NCERT Exemplar Solutions Class 9 Science Solutions for Tissues - Exercise in Chapter 6 - Tissues

Question 64 Tissues - Exercise

A long tree has several branches. The tissue that helps in the sideways conduction of water in the branches is

(a) collenchyma

(b) xylem parenchyma

(c) parenchyma

(d) xylem vessels


The answer is (d) xylem vessels


Collenchyma is an active tissue that has no role in the conduction of water. Parenchyma is a supportive tissue. Xylem vessels which are also known as xylem trachea are responsible for the conduction of water in plants.

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