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Which type of permanent tissue helps the aquatic plants to float?

A. Aerenchyma

B. Collenchyma

C. Sclerenchyma

D. No option is correct

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

The tissue which allows aquatic plants to float is Aerenchyma. Basically aerenchyma is parenchyma tissue in aquatic plants. The cells of aerenchyma make a network which has wide air spaces or air cavities for gaseous exchange. These air cavities make the plant light and buoyant and hence, plants can float easily in water.

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