Flashcards in 2.2 Plant growth and development Deck (5)
What increases during growth?
Two processes of growth:
Active division of cells
Expansion of individual cells
What are the two types of meristems and what do they do?
Meristems are the site of active cell division and growth in a plant
Features of apical meristem?
Occur at growing tips of roots or shoots
Gives height above ground
Gives depth below ground
Leads to formation of permanent tissue.