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What are the components of the transport system in highly organised plants?

Answer

In plants, there are two conducting tissues which make up the transport system. 

These are Xylem and Phloem .

  • Xylem tissues carry water and minerals. 
  • Xylem tissues contain xylem vessels , tracheids and other xylem elements
  • Phloem tissues carry the food prepared by plants. 
  • Phloem tissues contain sieve tubes and companion cells .
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