Which of the following modifications help the cactus to survive in desert conditions?
(a) Leaves are in the form of spines
(b) Stem is succulent and performs the function of leaf
(c) Stem is covered with a thick layer of wax
(d) Roots lie near the surface
The correct set is –
- (a), (b), (c)
- (b), (c), (d)
- (a), (c), (d)
- (a), (b), (d)
Option 1 : (a), (b), (c)
The spines on a cactus help prevent it from being eaten and from losing what?