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The type of vascular tissue in plants which transports the food synthesized in leaves to other parts of the plant is called ____.


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phloem

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root

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xylem

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stem

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Solution

The correct option is A

phloem


Phloem is the vascular tissue which transports food from leaves to the other parts of the plant. Phloem is composed of various specialized cells called sieve tubes, companion cells, phloem fibers and phloem parenchyma cells. Whereas xylem transport water and minerals from roots to different parts of the plant.


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