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Which of the following is a correct statement:

Option: 1

Sucker grows aerially for some time and then bends downwards.

Option: 2

Offset is just one internode long.

Option: 3

Stolon moves horizontally under the soil for a distance and then grows obliquely upwards

Option: 4

Offset is longer than runner.

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A stolon is a specialized stem that grows horizontally along the ground, and after covering some distance, it bends upward and grows obliquely. This type of stem helps in vegetative propagation, as it can produce new plants at the nodes that come in contact with the soil. Hence the correct option is 2 

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