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Name: Stems
ID: m44702
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Describe the main function and basic structure of stems
  • Compare and contrast the roles of dermal tissue, vascular tissue, and ground tissue
  • Distinguish between primary growth and secondary growth in stems
  • Summarize the origin of annual rings
  • List and describe examples of modified stems
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: annual ring, apical bud, axillary bud, bulb, collenchyma cell, corm, cortex, dermal tissue, ground tissue, guard cell, internode, lenticel, modified stem, node, parenchyma cell, periderm, pith, plant form, plant physiology, plants, primary growth, rhizome, runner, sclerenchyma cell, secondary growth, sieve-tube cell, stem, stem anatomy, stem growth, stem modifications, stolon, tendril, thorn, tracheid, trichome, tuber, vascular tissue, vessel element
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Cnx Biology (ryan.s.stickney@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 2:54 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 10, 2013 11:51 am -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.5 May 10, 2013 11:51 am -0500 by Cnx Biology
Changes:
wiley changes round 2

Version: 1.4 Apr 12, 2013 11:02 am -0500 by Cnx Biology
Changes:
replaced "multiple choice" with "review questions"

Version: 1.3 Mar 16, 2013 3:51 pm -0500 by Cnx Biology
Changes:
fixed links and summary

Version: 1.2 Feb 19, 2013 2:23 pm -0600 by Cnx Biology
Changes:
migration spreadsheet changes

Version: 1.1 Aug 30, 2012 11:27 am -0500 by Cnx Biology
Changes:
Created module

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