vascular cambium


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vascular cambium

[′vas·kyə·lər ′kam·bē·əm]
(botany)
The lateral meristem which produces secondary xylem and phloem.
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Figure 22 provides a more detailed view of primary xylem ridges and vascular cambium at this time.
As in cedro, in many studies of woody species, the site origin has been located near to or in the vascular cambium (Syros et al.
A layer of vascular cambium cells responsible for root diameter growth separates the phloem and xylem.
By far, the most important lateral meristem is the vascular cambium, a cylinder of cells in the roots and stems of woody plants that give rise to secondary xylem or phloem.
Rao and Dave (1985), and Dove and Rao (1982) have studied the causes of the wide variation in size, shape, and arrangement of the fusiform cells in the vascular cambium and primary/secondary xylem of G.
Meanwhile, cells in a layer of the stem's inner tissue, called the vascular cambium, divide on both sides of this tissue, producing wood cells (xylem) on the inside and a variety of cell types (phloem) toward the outside, widening the tree.
As the shoot grows, cells in the vascular cambium divide to produce new cells, which form wood on the inside and bark on the outside, thereby widening the plant.
The vascular cambium is the layer of cells just beneath a tree's bark.
the vascular cambium and the phellogen (cork cambium) is a common feature of the gymnosperms and dicotyledons.
The vascular cambium cells next to the gap divided to form a small callus with cells of different size and shape (Fig.
That study was conceived in terms of activity of the vascular cambium.