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Unformatted text preview: rise to the epidermis. The ground meristem gives rise to the pith and cortex. These three structures are referred to as primary meristem. 3. Compare and contrast in terms of structure, function, and position in a root and stem of: procambium, vascular cambium, cork cambium in developing roots and stems. Procambium Root produces primary xylem and phloem; interior to ground meristem; cylinder of strands Stem produces primary xylem and phloem; interior to protoderm; cylinder of strands Vascular Cambium Root develops from parts of pericycle and other parenchyma; starts producing Secondary xylem and phloem Stem lies between secondary xylem and phloem; continually divide as lateral meristem; replaces primary vascular tissues Cork Cambium Root comes from vascular cambium; cork cells are dead at maturity and full of suberin Stem comes from vascular cambium; cork cells are full of suberin...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course BIO 200 taught by Professor Depar during the Fall '06 term at Dubuque.
- Fall '06