A long tree has several branches. The tissue that helps in the sideways conduction of water in the branches is:
The correct option is B.
Explanation of the correct answer:
Explanation of the incorrect options:
Collenchyma cells provide mechanical support to the stem and petioles of leaves.
Parenchyma cells perform photosynthesis, secretion, and store food.
Xylem vessels transport water from roots to leaves, not sideways.
Final answer: The tissue that helps in the sideways conduction of water in the branches is xylem parenchyma.