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Cortex vs. Secondary Phloem in Carrot

Is the secondary phloem the same thing as the cortex in a carrot root?
Question asked by: ciligirl

Asked on: 14 Jan 2009

Cortex and phloem are different things.

Cortex is the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal.

Phloem is the tissue that conducts synthesized food substances.

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Replied at: 18 Jan 2009
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