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F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Tracheids are elongated cells in the xylem, which conduct water and mineral salts in plants. Sometimes referred to as fibers, tracheids are more abundant and longer in length in softwoods than hardwoods. The longer length of softwood tracheids is significant to paper manufacture.
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tracheid cells
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tracheary elements
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