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Unformatted text preview: 2. function: storage, secretion, photosynthesis for those with chloroplasts B) collenchyma cells 1. characteristics: elongated, alive at maturity, flexible, no lignin, support w/o restraining growth 2. function: structural, form strands or cylinders C) sclerenchyma cells 1. characteristics: thick, dead at maturity 2. function: structural IV. Vascular Tissue System A) characteristics: embedded in ground tissue B) xylum: transports water, structural support C) phloem: structural support V. Dermal Tissue System A) characteristics: protective covering 1. 2 complex tissues: epidermis, periderm B) herbaceous plant: epidermal cells, stomata, trichomes, no periderm C) woody plant: periderm VI. Plant Growth A) cell division: cells divide in areas called meristems B) meristems: composed of cells whose primary function is to form new cells C) primary growth: increase in stem and root length D) secondary growth: increase in girth (width) of the plant...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course BIO 119:101 taught by Professor Martin during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '08