Friday 5 January 2018

How many types of elements together make up the xylem tissue? Name them.

Answer : Xylem tissue are Complex tissues, which are made of more than one type of cells. Xylem tissue consists of tracheids, vessels, xylem parenchyma and xylem fibers. The cells have thick walls, and many of them are dead cells. Tracheids and vessels are tubular structures. This allows them to transport water and minerals vertically. The parenchyma stores food and helps in the sideways conduction of water. Fibers are
mainly supportive in function.

This is an answered question from Chapter 6. Tissues of CBSE Class 9th Science

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