Chapter 6

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
4. What are the constituents of phloem?

Question:

What are the constituents of phloem?

Answer:

Phloem is a conducting or vascular tissue of the plant that transports food from the leaves to other parts of the plant. Phloem is made up of four types of elements:

(i) sieve tubes (ii) companion cells (iii) phloem fibres and (iv) phloem parenchyma.

Out of these four, only phloem fibres are dead cells.

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