Biology-Ch.35 Response

Biology-Ch.35 Response - elements o Vascular cambium: a...

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Liz Barclay Ch. 35 Response Chapter 35: Draw a cross section of a monocot and a dicot stem, labeling all structures and describing their functions. Monocot Stem: Dicot Stem: Functions: o Vascular bundles: a strand of tissues containing primary xylem and phloem o Xylem: a complex vascular tissue through which most of the water and minerals of a plant are conducted o Phloem: the food conducting tissue of vascular plants composed of sieve
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Unformatted text preview: elements o Vascular cambium: a cylindrical sheath of meristematic cells, the division of which produces secondary xylem and phloem o Pith: the ground tissue occupying the center of the stem within the vascular cylinder, composed of parenchyma o Cortex: ground tissue region of the stem bounded externally by the epidermis and internally by the vascular system...
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOL 152 taught by Professor Schnurr/vawter during the Spring '08 term at Wells.

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