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word: phloem


Definition: (noun) The food-conducting tissue of vascular plants, consisting of sieve tubes, fibers, parenchyma, and sclereids. Synonyms: bast Usage: “Girdling” a tree, or cutting through its phloem tubes, results in the starvation of the roots and, ultimately, the death of the tree. Discuss.

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It pays to know something about the anatomy and physiology of roots when it comes to developing the root system of Bonsai trees. It is said that a tree mimics its above ground growth to what happens with root growth below ground level. 871 more words

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Bits And Pieces

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