ground tissue


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ground tissue

n.
The tissue of a plant other than the epidermis, periderm, and vascular tissues, consisting primarily of collenchyma, parenchyma, and sclerenchyma. Cortex and pith are types of ground tissue.
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The results show that bamboo culms in transverse section composed of numerous fibers embedded in the parenchymatous ground tissue.
reference material showed characteristic features including weathered outer and inner surfaces, and between them well-preserved ground tissue (i.
Moreover, there is evidence of continued metabolic activity in several types of tissues present in the stems of palms, including vascular tissue, fibres, ground tissue, and starch storage.
Samples of the ground tissue were analyzed with a C-H-N analyzer (Perkin-Elmer[R] Series II CHNS/O Analyzer Model 2400) and compared against tomato leaf standards to determine % N.
Within plants' four organs, the tissues are vascular, meristem, epidermis, and ground tissue.
Cells of the ground tissue are of three types: parenchyma, collenchyma, and sclerenchyma (See Figure 7-9).