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


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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