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There are two types of plant tissues:

(a) Meristematic tissue: It is a group of cells which constantly divide and produce cells indefinitely throughout the life of a plant. Meristematic tissue is found in all the growing parts of a plant such as root tip, shoot tip, etc.

According to their positions in the plant body, meristems are divided into three categories:

(i) Apical meristem

(ii) Intercalary meristem

(iii) Lateral meristem

(b) Permanent tissues: : A permanent tissue is a group of cells which temporarily or permanently cease to divide. On the basis of composition, permanent tissues can be simple and complex:

(i) Simple permanent tissue: Three types of simple permanent tissues occurs in plants

(I) Parenchyma (II) Collenchyma (III) Sclerenchyma

(ii) Complex permanent tissue: There are two types

(I) Xylem (II) Phloem

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