Which one of the following are a morphological means of defense?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Which one of the following are a morphological means of defense?
 
(a) Leaves
 
(b) Petals
 
(c) Thorns
 
(d) Stem
 
I have been asked this question at a job interview.
 
My question comes from Population Interactions-4 in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct answer is (c) Thorns
 
Explanation: Thorns of plants are morphological means of defense. They are pointy branches or stems. They protect plants against herbivores. They are the first line of defense in plants.