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Where are apical meristems located?
At the tips of roots and stems
What is the difference between Primary and Secondary Growth?
- Primary=growth in length
- Secondary=growth in width
What are the 3 primary meristems and what tissues do they give rise to?
- 2.Procambium-xylem and phloem
- 3.Ground meristem-pith and cortex
Which of the cells in xylem transport water? Which of the cells in phloem transport sugar?
Vessel elements-xylem; Sieve elements-phloem
What are the 3 secondary meristems and what tissues do they give rise to?
- 1.Vascular Cambium-secondary xylem and phloem
- 2.Cork cambium-cork cells
- 3.Intercalary meristem-extsion of nodes in grass only
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