vascular cambium


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vascular cambium

n.
A lateral meristem in vascular plants that produces secondary xylem to the inside and secondary phloem to the outside.

vascular cambium

The cambium that produces the vascular tissues xylem and phloem in woody plants. See more at cambium.
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The first chapter, "The vascular cambium of trees and its involvement in defining xylem anatomy," has spotty coverage of what ought to be a book-length introduction to xylem.
In order to reach the light over the tree canopies, these species develop a different activity in the vascular cambium, which results in an unusual development of secondary vascular tissues that are not found in most of eudicots.
This can occur when some buds are alive but the regenerative vascular cambium tissue is damaged.
Reserve substances to the parenchyma of the bark are usually connected to the supply of metabolites to vascular cambium at the beginning of the growing season of plants, and the supply of carbon stocks necessary for the stimulation of growth after injury of organs (Machado et al.
Secondary xylem is bounded centripetally by primary xylem and sclerified pith (Figure 2) and centrifugally by vascular cambium and phloem (Figure 3).
Vascular cambium, constituted by 3-4 layers of flattened and vacuolated cells with peripherally located nuclei, was observed between the xylem and the phloem.
To prepare poplar bark for use as siding, the green bark is stripped in sheets from freshly harvested trees in the spring and early summer when the vascular cambium is active and the bark can be easily removed.
Vascular cambium is found in the stems and roots of dicot plants and is a type of meristem that provides for increase in stem diameter.
Woody plants also have two kinds of lateral meristems: the vascular cambium and cork cambium.
The increase in cross-sectional area of pedicel was related to the increase in cross-sectional area of xylem and phloem, with greater rate from the 62 dda, due to the activity of the vascular cambium.
According to those authors, the crystals are formed by deposits of calcium oxalate, which result from the high metabolic rate generated by a physiologically active vascular cambium.