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Plant Structure and Growth
Concept 2: Plant Cell Structure
   Review (1 page)
Concept 3: Plant Tissue Systems
Concept 5: Ground Tissues
   Review (2 pages)
Concept 6: Vascular Tissues
   Practice (1 page)
   Review (2 pages)
Concept 8: Primary Growth of Stems
   Practice (1 page)
Concept 9: Structure of Young Stems
   Practice (1 page)
Concept 11: Structure of Young Roots
   Practice (1 page)
Concept 13: Leaf Structure
   Practice (1 page)
Concept 16: Structure of Woody Stems
   Practice (2 pages)
Concept 3: Plant Tissue Systems
The tissues of a plant are organized into three tissue systems: the dermal tissue system, the ground tissue system, and the vascular tissue system.
Use information from the table to answer the questions below it.
Tissue System
and Its Functions
Component Tissues Location of Tissue Systems
Dermal Tissue System
• protection
• prevention of water loss
Epidermis
Periderm (in older stems and roots)
Ground Tissue System
• photosynthesis
• food storage
• regeneration
• support
• protection
Parenchyma tissue
Collenchyma tissue
Sclerenchyma tissue
Vascular Tissue System
• transport of water and minerals
• transport of food
Xylem tissue
Phloem tissue