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Name: Connie A.
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Age: 40s
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Date: 1/23/2004



Question:
When staining celery with food coloring to demonstrate xylem and vascular bundles, we noticed that there were veins in the leaf that were unstained. Are some leaf veins primarily phloem and that is why the food coloring did not show up there?


Replies:
Possibly helpful:

http://www.ns.purchase.edu/biology/bio1560lab/stems.htm

http://www.rit.edu/~gtfsbi/genbiol/Lab%202.htm

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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