Plants Part for Food UPSC[Prelims]

Food sources from Plants[ Very Short Notes for Revision]

Plants are the ultimate source of energy for all consumers.

The following are parts of plants and important products for consumption:

Roots;

  • Carrots
  • Radish
  • Beetroots
  • Sweat Potato
  • Turnip
  • Colocasia[Arbi]

Stems: 

  • Potato
  • Onion[ modified stem or leaves]
  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Garlic

Flower:
  • Clove[Laung] 
Fruits:
  • Bananas
  • Coffee is obtained from the beans part or fruit part.
  • Cotton Fiber

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