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  • PROPERTIES
    • XYLEM
      • Made of dead cells
      • Lignin Cell wall
      • Impermeable cell walls
      • Thick cell wall
      • Transports water and minerals
      • Carries water and minerals to leaves
      • No cross walls
      • Tissue contains fibres
      • Flow is upwards
    • PHLOEM
      • Made of living cells
      • Cellulose cell walls
      • Permeable cell walls
      • Thin cell wall
      • Cells lined with cytoplasm strands
      • Transports food
      • Carries food to growing parts and storage organs
      • Perforates cross walls
      • Tissue also has companion cells
      • Flow is up and down

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