Periclinal Plane  - The cambial cells may divide in a periclinal plane which is toward the bark and pith or in an anticlinal plane which is in circumference.  By dividing in these two directions, the cells keep pace with increase in girth and circumference.

Dictionary MAIN PAGE
Text & Graphics Copyright © 2007 Keslick & Son Modern Arboriculture
Please report web site problems, comments and words of interest, not found.