Thursday, April 29, 2021

How do Organisms Reproduce | Activity 8.5 with Solution

Activity 8.5 
  • Take a potato and observe its surface. Can notches be seen?
  • Cut the potato into small pieces such that some pieces contain a notch or bud and some do not.
  • Spread some cotton on a tray and wet it. Place the potato pieces on this cotton. Note where the pieces with the buds are placed.
  • Observe changes taking place in these potato pieces over the next few days. Make sure that the cotton is kept moistened.
Observation: 
    The potato pieces having buds gradually grows and develops. 
    But there is no growth and development in potato pieces without buds.
  • Which are the potato pieces that give rise to fresh green shoots and roots?
Answer:
    The pieces with buds give rise to fresh green shoots and roots.

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