which of these belong to the homologous category...from a basket of fruits and vegetable....(potato , raddish , carrot , and tomato.)
a> potato and carrot
b. carrot and raddish
c. potato and raddish
d.tomato and potato
The correct option is
b. carrot and radish
Homologous organs are similar in origin but perform different functions. Both carrot as well as radish are underground roots. So, they belong to the homologous category.
a. potato is stem and carrot is root
c. potato is stem and radish is root
d. tomato is fruit and potato is stem.
So, they differ in structure and nature and hence are not homologous organs.