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Define cork. Are the cells of cork living? How does the cork act as a protective tissue?

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The outer protective layer or bark of a tree is known as the cork.
It is made up of dead cells.
It protects the plant against mechanical injury, extreme temperature conditions, etc.
It also prevents the loss of water by transpiration.


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