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Plant Structure and Growth
Concept 2: Plant Cell Structure
   Review (1 page)
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 6: Vascular Tissues
Vascular tissue is composed of xylem and phloem, which function in the transport of water and dissolved substances.
Use the information in the table to help answer the questions below it.
Vascular Tissue Xylem Tissue Phloem Tissue
Function • Conduct water and dissolved minerals
• Support
• Conduct food and other organic substances
Cell Types Unique to This Tissue Tracheids Vessel members
Companion
cells
Sieve-tube
elements
Additional Cell Types in This Tissue Parenchyma cells
Fibers
Parenchyma cells
Fibers