What will happen to a plant if its xylem is removed?

Q.) What will happen to a plant if its xylem is
removed?

(a) No conduction of water and minerals

(b) No conduction of organic material

(c) Death of plant would occur

(d) Both (a) and (c)

Ans: (d) Both (a) and (c)

Explanation: The xylem tissue transports water and minerals from the soil to the leaves of a plant for photosynthesis. If xylem is removed, upward movement of water will stop leading to wilting of leaves and ultimately causes death of a plant

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