The oldest part of phloem in a dicot stem is situated just
A) outside vascular cambium
B) inner to primary cortex
C) inner to vascular cambium
D) between periderm and primary cortex
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The oldest part of phloem in a dicot stem is situated just inner to primary cortex.
The arrangement from inside towards outside (outside here means towards bark of plant) it as under: secondary phloem : primary phloem : cortex epidermis. Hence secondary xylem is present inside the cortex adjacent to primary phloem from outside to inside
Hence, option (B) is correct.
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