Define secondary growth. The growth of the plant that takes place in width is called secondary growth.
What is cork? Cork many layered tissue, present below the epidermis in large woody plants. It is composed of water impermeable dead cells.
Name the cells that for the outer surface of an organ. Epidermal tissues
Name the plant tissues, which are responsible for the growth of the plant body. Meristematic tissues
Name the plant tissues which provide mechanical support and strength to the plant. Collenchyma and sclerenchyma
Name the process, by which the xylem conducts water and mineral in plants. Ascent of sap
Name the plant tissues which have living cells. Meristematic tissues and parenchyma tissues.
How does the cork act as a protective tissue? Cork is a several layer thick tissue, present it the perepheral region. The cells of cork are dead and compactly arranged …
Name the regions where parenchyma tissues are found? Parenchyma tissues are found in cortex, pith, mesophyll cells of leaves, air cavities of aquatic plants etc.
What is the specific function of the cardiac muscle? The specific function of the cardiac msucle is the rhythmic contraction and relaxation throughout life.