Tag: primary and secondary growth in plants

Secondary Growth of Root

The roots increase in thickness by the formation of secondary vascular tissues. The secondary vascular tissues are produced by the activity of the vascular cambium. It produces the secondary xylem towards the inner side and secondaryphloem towards the outer side. Secondary growth is common in  gymnosperms and dicotyledonous roots. But it is absent in herbaceous [Continue]

SECONDARY GROWTH OF STEM

 SECONDARY GROWTH IN STEM  SECONDARY GROWTH IN STEM The  stem increases in thickness In secondary growth. Secondary growth increases the  vascular tissues.  Therefore, it increases the thickness of flue stein. Secondary growth is common in gymnosperms and  woody dicots. But it is generally absent in most of the herbaceous dicots and monocots. Seeondary growth includes [Continue]