Which are the growth tissues of plants, Biology

Which are the growth tissues of plants? How do they categorize and where can they be found?

The growth tissues of the plants are the meristems. Meristems are the tissues that make the plant growth giving birth to all other tissues; they are produced of undifferentiated cells having intense cell division rate. Meristems classify as primary meristems and as secondary meristems.

Primary meristems are found in the apex of the stem, in the lateral buds of the stem, in the basis and tips of the shoots and within the root cap. Primary meristems are responsible for the primary growth (lengthening) of the plant.

 

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