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GCSE Biology > Transportation in a Plant

The following diagram shows the structure inside the stem of a plant. This is how water, sugars, and minerals are moved about the plant...

1. Pith

2. Vascular Bundle - consists of xylem and phloem. They are separated in each vascular bundle by a membrane called the cambium. Xylem transports water and minerals around the plant whereas phloem carries starch and sugars for growth ofthe plant and roots.

3. Cortex

4. Epidermis

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