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Plant structure and function


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Plant structure and function

  1. 1. PLANT STRUCTURE & FUNCTION TISSUE TYPE System Structure Major Function DERMAL GROUND VASCULAR SHOOT Flower/Fruit Reproduction Leaves -Prevent H20 loss (evaporation) -Absorption of CO2, some H2O -Release of O2 Waxy cuticle Stomata Mesophyll (chlorophyll) PHOTOSYNTHE SIS Vein (X&P) Stem -Support -Transport Periderm Cortex & Pith X&P Cambium (wood) ROOT Root -Support -Storage -Absorption of nutrients -Absorption of MOST H20 Periderm X&P