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Plant Tissues and Organs

Plant Tissues and Organs. (n.d.). Lumen. https://courses.lumenlearning.com/wm-biology2/chapter/plant-tissues-and-organs/

Plants are multicellular eukaryotes with tissue systems made of various cell types that carry out specific functions. Plant tissue systems fall into one of two general types: meristematic tissue and permanent tissue. Like animals, plants contain cells with organelles in which specific metabolic activities take place. Unlike animals, however, plants use energy from sunlight to form sugars during photosynthesis. In addition, plant cells have cell walls, plastids, and a large central vacuole: structures that are not found in animal cells. Each of these cellular structures plays a specific role in plant structure and function. To continue reading, follow the link above.