# what are prop roots? What are their function?

• 0
asdfghjklpoiuytrewqzxcvbnm
• -1
ghh
• -1
Adventitious roots, when modified for aerial support, are called prop roots, as in corn or some figs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          is it correct?
• 0
In plants like banyan and maize a number of roots are produced from the main stem and grow vertically downwards.Such roots are called prop roots.Their main function is to support the main stem.
• 4
The banyan tree has that grow down from branches. As these roots reach the ground, they fix themselves in the soil and give support to the spreading branches of the huge tree. Such roots are called prop roots.
The function of the prop root is to support the tree just as pillars support a building.
• 0
What are you looking for?