what are complex tissues?

Asked by  | 19th Aug, 2008, 09:10: AM

Expert Answer:

Complex tissues consist of more than one type of cells, all of which coordinate to perform a similar function. The different complex tissues in plants are xylem and phloem.

 

Functions of xylem:

They carry water and mineral salts upwards from roots to different parts of the plant.

They provide mechanical strength to the plant body.

 

Function of phloem:

Phloem  transports the food materials from leaves to other parts of the plant.

Answered by  | 19th Aug, 2008, 12:01: PM

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