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The phloem parenchyma is sometimes used for…

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The phloem parenchyma is sometimes used for

A. food storage

B. supporting the stem

C. production of the sieve tube

D. transporting water

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A

DETAILS…  

The phloem parenchyma has two main functions, to store food and to also transport food.

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. A is the right answer. phloem parenchyma stores food.
  2. B is incorrect. no, not to support the stem.
  3. C is incorrect. companion cells take the responsibility of production of sieve tubes.
  4. D is incorrect. xylem (not phloem) parenchyma is responsible for transporting water.

KEY-POINTS…

You may please note this/these:

  • Phloem parenchyma stores and transports food.
  • Xylem parenchyma deals with water and not food.

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/ culled from 2019 JAMB-UTME biology past question 17 /

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