distinguish between parasite plants and saprotrophs?

Asked by palakbudania1 | 10th Apr, 2014, 07:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Parasitic plants are vascular plants which have developed specialized organs to penetrate inside the tissues of other vascular plants called hosts and derive nourishment. Examples: Cuscuta.

Saprophytes are those plants which grow and live on dead and decaying organic matter of animals and plants. Examples: Bacteria and fungi.

Answered by  | 22nd Apr, 2014, 11:58: AM

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