10. Xylem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects

  1. Ray F. Evert

Published Online: 6 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470047380.ch10

Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition

Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition

How to Cite

Evert, R. F. (2006) Xylem: Cell Types and Developmental Aspects, in Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470047380.ch10

Author Information

  1. Katherine Esau Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology, Emeritus University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738435

Online ISBN: 9780470047385

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Keywords:

  • xylem cell type and development;
  • tracheary element differentiation—tracheids and vessels;
  • primary xylem - protoxylem and metaxylem

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cell Types of the Xylem

  • Phylogenetic Specialization of Tracheary Elements and Fibers

  • Primary Xylem

  • Tracheary Element Differentiation

  • References