Tissues [Plant and Animal Tissues]

Tissues: A group of cells having a similar structure and performing similar functions is called a tissue. Plant Tissues:  Meristematic Tissues: It consists of rapidly dividing cells. These cells lead to rapid growth in the plant and are thus located in actively growing regions namely, the root tip and the shoot tip. This tissue keeps on dividing throughout the life of the plant. The cells of this tissue are thin-walled and closely packed without any spaces in between. The cells are almost alike irrespective of their location and may be round, oval, or polygonal in shape. Meristematic tissue divides rapidly … Continue reading Tissues