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Cork cambium is the protective tissue of a stem. What mechanism does it use to protect the stem?

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    Cork cell walls contain suberin, a waxy substance which protects the stem against water loss, the invasion of insects into the stem, and prevents infections by bacteria and fungal spores.

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