Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 36 - Plant Form - Figure 36.9 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

Dermal tissue has: root hairs to help absorb nutrients from soil, trichomes for protection, stomata for gas exchange.

Work Step by Step

These three help with basic physiological needs for life on land. One could add other features, such as the production of a water-retaining cuticle by the dermal tissue of the shoot system.
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