Plant's Growth and Development

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  • Created on: 19-06-11 12:33

Meristems and Cuttings

  • Plant meristem cells are unspecialized and are kept by plants throughout their lives.
  • They are used as back-up cells that divide to grow new organs and tissues. A meristem increases the number of cells and the width of the stem.
  • Gardeners use meristems when they grow new planst from cuttings (shoots or leaves cut from a plant). In the right conditions, they grow roots and become new plants.
  • Rooting powder is used…


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