Unformatted text preview: b. The root apical meristem is located behind the root cap. The cells appear to be closely packed and the region is slightly darker in color. c. The epidermis is the outermost layer of cells surrounding the root. d. The vascular tissue (xylem and phloem) forms a central cylinder in the innermost region of the root. Can you identify xylem and phloem cells? e. The ground tissue is the middle tissue layer sandwiched between the vascular tissue and the epidermis. What types of cells would you expect to find here? f. Lateral roots , when present, form away from the root cap. Are any lateral roots present along the length of the primary root? From what region would they originate?...
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- Fall '11
- Biology, phloem, Xylem, Plant anatomy