Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 39 - 39.5 - Concept Check - Page 865: 2


This type of physical damage to the plant creates openings that can allow pathogens to more easily enter the plant.

Work Step by Step

Like a human's skin, a plant's dermal layer is the first level of its immune system. It protects the plant by preventing pathogens from easily being able to enter the plant.
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