BioCoach Activity

Concept 10: Primary Growth of Roots

In roots, the three primary meristems, protoderm, procambium, and ground meristem, develop from the apical meristem and differentiate into epidermis, vascular tissues, and ground tissues.

Label the longitudinal section of a root below. On the left, label the regions in which cell division, cell elongation, and cell differentiation take place. On the right, label the apical meristem, the three primary meristems, and the three primary tissues. Click on the Check Your Answers button to compare your answer with the correct answers.