BioCoach Activity

Concept 15: Secondary Growth

Each time a cambium cell divides, one daughter cell, the initial, remains part of the cambium and the other daughter cell, the derivative, undergoes differentiation.

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Secondary xylem develops into the wood of a tree trunk. The secondary phloem is a thin layer to the outside of the vascular cambium.