Tissues213-page4

Tissues213-page4 - primary meristems but develop from special secondary(lateral meristems(that are derived from the primary procambium or by

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Plant Tissues - 4 We will discuss how the derivative meristems specialize by differentiation into in more detail when we discuss root structure and shoot structure. Secondary Meristems Many plants increase in girth (diameter), developing wood and bark. This growth is known as secondary growth. These tissues do not develop from regions of
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Unformatted text preview: primary meristems but develop from special secondary (lateral) meristems (that are derived from the primary procambium or by dedifferentiation of primary tissue). • Vascular cambium Produces wood (strength) Produces part of bark (protection) • Cork cambium Produces protective layer of bark called cork...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Makina during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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