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Transport System in Plants by Mind Map: Transport System in Plants
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Transport System in Plants

Flash activity on Transport System in Plants (http://science.waltermack.com/smack/yr8biol/planttransport2.swf)

Water Carrying tubes

Cross section of a stem

Xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants

Main function - upwards water transport

Food Carrying Tubes (Phloem)

Phloem

phloem is the living tissue that carries organic nutrients (known as photosynthate), in particular, glucose, a sugar, to all parts of the plant where needed

Phloem tissue consists of less specialized and nucleate parenchyma cells, sieve-tube cells, and companion cells (in addition albuminous cells, fibres and sclereids

Plant sap transport (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zznV9TIF9AU)

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Phloem

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