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Cane bark (phloem) and wood (xylem) damage can occur in grapevines at temperatures from minus 4 to minus 13.
In theory, this keeps air from entering the water-carrying xylem tubes inside the flower stem.
New xylem grow in rings at the periphery of the trunk just behind the bark, adding girth so the tree can get taller.
The trunk is a single cylindrical shaft made up of hundreds of woody strands called xylem, which conduct water from the roots to the branches and leaves.
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Origin and Etymology of xylem
First Known Use: 1873See Words from the same year
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