Notes: Differentiation of Cambial Derivatives: Proposed Terminology
Abstract:A simple terminology is proposed to define the stages of secondary xylem and phloem development in trees: (1) the cambial zone, composed of immediate derivatives of the cambial initial and mother cells capable of further division; (2) zone of radially enlarging derivatives no longer dividing; (3) zone of maturing derivative, where secondary wall thickening occurs; (4) the mature derivatives.
Document Type: News
Affiliations: Professor, School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Publication date: December 1, 1966
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