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The functions of sieve tubes are controlled by

a)

Cytoplasm of sieve tube cells

b)

Nucleus of sieve tube cells

c)

Nucleus of companion cells

d)

Cytoplasm of companion cells


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The functions of sieve tubes are controlled by

a)

Cytoplasm of sieve tube cells

b)

Nucleus of sieve tube cells

c)

Nucleus of companion cells

d)

Cytoplasm of companion cells

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Nucleus of companion cells.

Sieve tube elements are long, tube-like structures, arranged longitudinally and are associated with the companion cells. Their end walls are perforated in a sieve-like manner to form the sieve plates. A mature sieve elements possesses a peripheral cytoplasm and a large vacuole but lacks a nucleus. Functions of sieve tubes are controlled by the nucleus of companion cells



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