Which of the following is a function of sclerenchyma

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22) Which of the following is a function of sclerenchyma cells?  A) food storage  B) photosynthesis  C) production of sex cells  D) regeneration of injured parts  E) long-distance water conduction  Answer:  E  Topic:  31.6  Skill:  Factual Recall 23) Which of the following cells provide flexible support to the growing parts of plants?  Topic:  31.6  Skill:  Factual Recall 24) New growth that increases stem length on a plant arises mainly from  Topic:  31.7  Skill:  Conceptual Understanding 25) The growth that pushes a root down through the soil takes place through  Topic:  31.7  Skill:  Conceptual Understanding  6
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26) If you carve your initials in the trunk of a tree, will they move up as the tree grows?  A) Yes, because a tree elongates from the ground up.  B) Yes, because secondary growth will cause them to move up.  C) No, because trees stop growing if they are damaged.  D) No, because elongation occurs in the tips of growing stems in the apical meristems.  E) Yes, because growth continues in all parts of a plant throughout its life.  Answer:  D  Topic:  31.7  Skill:  Conceptual Understanding 27) The three tissue systems of a mature plant complete their development in the root zone of  Topic:  31.7  Skill:  Factual Recall 28) Most trees and shrubs continue to grow year after year. Such plants are known as  Topic:  31.7  Skill:  Factual Recall
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