Morphology is the branch of biological science that deals with the study of form, size, colour, structure and relative position of various parts of organisms.
Importance of morphology-
- Knowledge of morphology is essential for recognition or identification of plants.
- It gives information about the range of variations found in species.
- Deficiency and toxicity symptoms are morphological changes that occur in response to shortage or excess of minerals.
All the flowering plants have roots, stem, leaves, flower and fruits. The underground parts of flowering plant are the root system and the portion above the ground forms the shoot system.