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Write functions of any two components of xylem.

Asked by Topperlearning User 30th September 2016, 2:13 PM
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Tracheids, xylem vessels, xylem fibres and xylem parenchyma are the components of xylem.

Function of tracheid:

Provide mechanical support by developing various types of thickenings in their walls.

Function of xylem vessels:

Allow free flow of water and minerals in a vertical direction from the roots to the leaves.

Function of xylem fibres:

Supports the plant.

Function of xylem parenchyma:

Helps in conduction of water and minerals.

(Any two)

Answered by Expert 30th September 2016, 4:13 PM
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