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Which of the following shows Analogy:
a)Potato, onion
c)onion, ginger

Asked by Class 21st March 2017, 12:46 PM
Answered by Expert


Structures which have similar function, but are different in structure and developmental origin are called analogous structures.

Out of the given choices, potato-onion and ginger-onion are analogous because they are modified stems and perform the function of food storage.

Radish-ginger are also analogous because although radish is a root and ginger is a modified stem but perform the same function of food storage.

Ginger-turmeric are homologous structures.

Answered by Expert 21st March 2017, 5:38 PM
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