Q. 24.6( 8 Votes )

Following are some features of plants

(i) They lose a lot of water through transpiration.

(ii) Their leaves are always broad and flat.

(iii) They lose very little water through transpiration.

(iv) Their roots grow very deep into the soil.

Which of the combination of above features are typical of desert plants?
A. (i) and (ii)

(ii) and (iv)

(ii) and (iii)

(iii) and (iv)

Answer :

Desert is a place which receives very little rainfall (less than 25 cm per year). The plants growing in a desert are well adapted for storing water to overcome the harsh environmental conditions. They lose very little water through transpiration to conserve water and their roots grow deep into the soil to absorb water.

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