Formative Practice 6.3 – Form 4 Science (KSSM) Chapter 6

Question 1:
Why do plants require support?

To stand upright to get sunlight.

Question 2:
What is the difference between the support of the terrestrial and the aquatic plants? Explain.

Woody plants have woody stems and roots such as buttress roots, prop roots and stilt roots.

Non-woody plants have support from cell turgidity, tendrils and clasping roots. Aquatic plants depend on hollow stem and buoyancy of water for support.

Question 3:
How does the herbaceous plant obtain its support?

Herbaceous plants are non-woody plants.
They are supported by cell turgidity.

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