Vascular Tissue

Vascular Tissue - Vascular Tissue

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Vascular Tissue The vascular tissues include  xylem , which conducts water and minerals from the roots  upward and throughout the plant, and  phloem , which transports dissolved foods in all  directions within the plant.  The main conducting vessels of xylem are the tracheids and the vessels.  Tracheids  are  long, thin tubes found in most vascular plants, while  vessels  are large tubes found  predominantly in angiosperms. The tracheids and vessels form pipelines that have  pores and perforated ends, which allow water and minerals to be conducted from one 
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Pesthy during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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