specialised cells - plants

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  • Created by: Ellie
  • Created on: 04-12-13 18:05
  • dont have stem cells
  • meristem cells = just behind root tip = where cells are actively dividing
  • meristem cells = ring in stem = cambium = can divide into xylem vessels and phloem sieve tubes
  • root hair cells are long thin extensions of the root that grow between soil particles providing a large surface area
  • they have a short life as they snap off and break easily
  • recently divided cells near the


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