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State the similarities and differences between a dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous root

Similarities

both used for anchorage and absorption of water and mineral salts
both have root hairs, epidermis, pericycle, cortex, endodermis and vascular bundles
(xylem and phloem)
both may be used to store food/storage organs
Differences

Monocotyledonous

phloem and xylem are arranged in ring form alternately
pith present
Dicotyledonous

phloem lies between radial rays of central xylem(star shaped)
pith absent
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