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cambium

Cambium (GB)

Name (also cambium ring) for the hollow cylindrical growth layer in stems, trunks and roots of plants. This one-layer cell layer lies between the outer bark (bark and bast) and the sapwood zone (young wood). In the course of growth of thickness cells of a bast are released from the cambium to the outside, cells of a wood on the inside. The inner cells are called xylem, the outer cells phloem. Xylem and phloem make up for the transport of nutrients and water responsible Xylem, See regarding the grapevine also under Rebstock and shoots,

Cambium - wood cross section

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