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A major characteristic of monocot root is the presence of

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vasculature without cambium
b
cambium sandwiched between phloem and xylem along the radius
c
open vascular bundles
d
scattered vascular bundles.

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Correct option is A

Monocots lack secondary growth. Therefore, they do not have any cambium present in between the vascular bundles. When cambium is present in between vascular bundles it is an open vascular bundle. In monocot stem the vascular bundle is scattered and peripheral vascular bundles are generally smaller than the centrally located ones.

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