Do plants have Stem Cells?

Do plants have Stem Cells?

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awilliams256 years ago
I believe he means like embryonic stem cells, and yes in a sense they do a stem cell is just the beginning cell or cell matrix, a cell that in the beginning stages can become any cell in the body or plant.
nfarrow (author) 7 years ago
I was thinking more like, "stem cell in animals" if plants have them to?
gabbygirl7 years ago
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S1L3N7 SWAT7 years ago
I believe you're confusing stem cells as litteraly meaning, the cells that make up a plants stem.

lemonie7 years ago
Thanks, I'll be here until the 20th...badmupbump
seandogue7 years ago
Why of course...that's what holds up the leaves, silly. Otherwise they'd all look like lettuce ;P

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plant_stem_cells

for a less tongue-in-cheek answer.

Best of luck