Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
2. What methods do plants use to get rid of excretory products?

Question:

What methods do plants use to get rid of excretory products?

Answer:

Plants use the following methods to get rid of excretory products:

  • They can get rid of the excess water by transpiration.
  • Many tissues in plants are made of dead cells, they get rid of by decaying leaves.
  • Some excreted products are stored in the dormant xylem as gum.
  • The excretory substances tannins, resins, and gums are stored in the bark and destroyed by the removal of the bark.

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