answer please

Asked by Shivangi_2 | 10th Jul, 2008, 10:01: PM

Expert Answer:

Cork cells are dead and have a chemical called suberin in their walls. This makes them impervious to gases and water. Hence cork cells prevent desiccation. They also protect the plant from infection and mechanical injury. Thus cork is a protective tissue.

Answered by  | 11th Jul, 2008, 09:05: AM

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