SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 81: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 81

11. Tissue that conducts sugars downward from the leaves

A. Xylem
B. Phloem
C. Cambium
D. Bark
E. Pith

Correct Answer: B


Phloem is the plant vascular tissue responsible for conducting water and dissolved sugars throughout the plant, downward from the leaves. It is always exterior to xylem, from which it is separated by the vascular cambium.

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