SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 82: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 82

12. Tissue that conducts water upward from the roots

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

Correct Answer: A


Xylem is the plant vascular tissue responsible for conducting water and dissolved nutrients upward from the roots to other plant tissues. This tissue is always interior to phloem, from which it is separated by the vascular cambium.

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