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Suppose a fungus destroys the central xylem and phloem tissues in the roots of a tree. What function of the root system will be lost because of this damage?
a. The roots will no longer be able to provide structural support.
b. The roots will no longer be able to store glucose and water.
c. The roots will not be able to transport minerals and water.
d. The roots will not be protected from water loss to the surroundings.
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Suppose a fungus destroys the central xylem and phloem tissues in the roots of a tree. What function of the root system will be lost because of this damage? a. The roots will no longer be able to provide structural support. b. The roots will no longer be able to store glucose and water. c. The roots will not be able to transport minerals and water. d. The roots will not be protected from water loss to the surroundings.
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hectoroftroyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't think xylem and phloem support anything. They are transport tissues.
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sar12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hi, sorry my computer froze, so what is it?
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hectoroftroyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Phloem transports water and xylem transports other stuff. It should be pretty obvious.
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sar12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh really?, that was a guess...
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hectoroftroyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
All I know is that xylem and phloem transport stuff. And C is the only option with transport in it.
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