Meristematic Tissue: Definition & Function

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The cambium is divided into two layers called:

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1. In meristematic tissue, the ground layer is responsible for _____.

2. In what region of the plant does intercalary meristematic growth occur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of meristematic tissue. Some questions cover material such as the production of secondary xylem and the role of the ground layer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz covers the following:

  • Area of the plant where intercalary meristematic growth happens
  • Role of the ground layer
  • Growth that leads to more girth in woody plants
  • Part of plant that produces secondary xylem
  • Protective covering found on an oak tree

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the area of the plant where intercalary meristematic growth happens
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the protective covering found on an oak tree
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding meristematic tissue and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To broaden your knowledge about plants and trees, head over to the related lesson titled Meristematic Tissue: Definition & Function. The lesson will help you cover the following topics:

  • Explore the composition and characteristics of meristematic tissue
  • Review important terms such as cytoplasm and nuclei
  • Learn the difference between primary and secondary meristematic tissue
  • Identify specific characteristics of primary and secondary meristematic tissue such as location, sections, and layers
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