XYLEM AND PHLOEM

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  • XYLEM + PHLOEM
    • BOTH COME FROM DIVIDING MERISTEM CELLS
    • PHLOEM TISSUE COMPRISES OF SIEVE TUBES + COMPANION CELLS
    • XYLEM TISSUE IS WELL SUITED FOR TRANSPORTING WATER AND MINERALS UP A PLANT
    • MERISTEM CELLS ELONGATE AND LINE UP TO FORM A LONG TUBE. THEIR ENDS DONT BREAK DOWN COMPLETELY BUT FORM SIEVE PLATES

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