- what is the meaning of anchorage ?
Anchorage is the term derived from the word ‘anchor’. I am sure you know what is anchor. Anchor is a tool that is used to hold ship at a particular place in the water. Anchor holds the soil under sea so the ship is not able to move. Similarly anchorage means to hold or grip.
Roots help in holding plants tightly to the soil by anchoring to the soil.