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 ground tissue was added with 10 [micro]l of each phosphatase and protease inhibitor cocktail and was left on the ice for 10 minutes after vortex mixing.
The root and rhizome exhibited the highest Cr (149.57 mg x [kg.sup.-1] dry mass) accumulation followed by the above ground tissue. The P.
The results show that bamboo culms in transverse section composed of numerous fibers embedded in the parenchymatous ground tissue. The distribution of fiber shows a specific pattern within the culm, both horizontally and vertically.
reference material showed characteristic features including weathered outer and inner surfaces, and between them well-preserved ground tissue (i.e.
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.
[9] A plant is said to be a hyperaccumlator if it can concentrate the contaminant in any above ground tissue of dry weight; this vary according to the contaminant involved.
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.