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# Given the Assertion and Reason below, Choose one of the following responses$\begin{array}{1 1}\text{Assertion:Root pressure is the reason for ascent of sap in herbaceous plants}\\\text{Reason:Root pressure is due to diffusion pressure gradient and is maintained by the activity of living cells}\end{array}$

$\begin{array}{1 1}(A)\;\text{Assertion and reason are true and the reason is a correct explanation of the assertion}\\(B)\;\text{Assertion and reason are true but reason is not correct explanation of the assertion}\\(C)\;\text{Assertion is true but the reason is false}\\(D)\;\text{Assertion and reason are false}\end{array}$

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Assertion and reason are true but reason is not correct explanation of the assertion
Hence (B) is the correct answer.
answered Apr 2, 2014
edited Apr 2, 2014