If storage of food is a function of root then why there is root modification called storage roots?

What is difference between storage roots and normal roots?

1 Answer

Because the main function of the modified root is to store food.


The roots are modified to perform differet functions. Among the functions of modidied roots, storage food for future is very important one. The modified roots changed their shape during the storing of food. So, they are called 'storage roots'. Thank you