In which plant will you look for mycorrhiza

Question:

In which plant will you look for mycorrhiza and coralloid roots? Also, explain what these terms mean.

Solution:

Mycorrhiza can be seen in Pinus and coralloid root in Cycas.

Mycorrhiza – system association between the roots of higher plants & fungi. Fungi help the plants in the absorption of nutrients especially phosphorus in return it go to the shelter.

Coralloid roots – when the roots of higher plants like Cycas shows association with BGA. It is also an example of a symbiotic association

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