Problem: Phloem, one of the two types of vascular tissues, is composed of cells thatA. function when deadB. function when aliveC. conduct water and mineralsD. support the plantE. lose their end walls

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Plants generally have two types of vascular tissues: the xylem and the phloem. The vascular tissue system is mainly concerned with the facilitation of the transport materials through the plant, as well as giving mechanical support.

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Phloem, one of the two types of vascular tissues, is composed of cells that

A. function when dead

B. function when alive

C. conduct water and minerals

D. support the plant

E. lose their end walls