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Name the components of phloem. Which of them are living? What is the function performed by phloem tissue?  [3 MARKS]


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Components of Phloem : Phloem parenchyma, Phloem fibre, Sieve tubes and Companion cell.
Except for phloem fibres, phloem cells are all living cells. 
Phloem transports food in both directions. Sieve tubes and companion cells present in phloem are involved in translocation of organic substances. 


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