Cut a transverse section of young stem of a plant from your school garden and observe it under the microscope. How would you ascertain whether it is a monocot stem or a dicot stem? Give reasons. | NCERT solution | Class 12 Biology | Unit-6 Anatomy of Flowering Plants

Q.5:- Cut a transverse section of young stem of a plant from your school garden and observe it under the microscope. How would you ascertain whether it is a monocot stem or a dicot stem? Give reasons.

 

Answer
The transverse section of monocot and dicot stem are:
ts-of-dicot and-monocot-stem
If the vascular bundles are arranged in a ring then it is a dicot stem. If the vascular bundles are scattered, then it is a monocot stem.