What is the function of the stem in a plant? – AtoZ Biology

What is the functions of the stem in a plant?

Function of the stem:

  1. The main function of the stem is to bear branches and leaves and to give them proper exposure to sunlight.
  2. The leaves help the plants to absorb sunlight and carbon dioxide for manufacture of food.
  3. The stem also bears flowers for reproduction.
  4. Stem, in addition to the above-mentioned functions helps in the conduction of water and minerals absorbed by the roots and the food prepared by the leaves.
  5. Storage of food and water and manufacture of food in certain cases are also the functions of the stem.

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