Q. 39 A4.7( 3 Votes )
What is a 'cutting' in respect of plants for propagation purposes?
In this method, a small part of the plant is removed by making a cut with a sharp knife.
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(a) Name a plant which X could be.
(b) What are the entities Y present on the leaves of X known as?
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A. tissue culture
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(a) What is this method of propagation of plants known as ?
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(c) Name any two plants which are grown for their flowers and propagated by this method.
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D. fragmentationLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur- Biology
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(a) What is the shapeless lump of mass X known as ?
(b) What name is given to this method of producing new plants ?
(c) The growth medium used in this method contains plant nutrients in the form of a 'jelly'. Name this jelly.
(d) What is the general name of chemicals used to stimulate the growth of plant cells and development of roots and shoots?
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(f) State any two advantages of this method of producing plants.
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