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Which one of the following cell types always divide by anticlinal cell division?

(a) Fusiform inital cells

(b) Root cap

(c) Protoderm

(d) Phellogen

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Phellogen It is secondary meristematic tissue which develops from the cells of cortical region of dicot stem. It is responsible for secondary growth. It's cells divide on both sides, i.e., anticlinal division occurs.

On the outerside of stem, it gives to cork or phellem and on innerside phelloderm or secondary cortex.


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