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A few normal seedlings of tomato were kept in a dark room. After a few days they were found to have become white - coloured like albinos. Which of the following terms will you use to describe them?

  • Mutated

  • Embolised

  • Etiolated

  • Defoliated

Answer

C.

Etiolated

Etiolation is a process in which flowering plants are grown in the parital or complete absence of light. Etiolation is mainly characterised by long and weak steam and smaller, sparse pale yellow colour (chlorosis) leaves due to longer internodes.

Etiolation is a process in which flowering plants are grown in the parital or complete absence of light. Etiolation is mainly characterised by long and weak steam and smaller, sparse pale yellow colour (chlorosis) leaves due to longer internodes.