Write one main function of
(a) Apical meristem
(b) Lateral meristem
(a) Apical meristems: They are responsible for root and stem elongation, resulting in an increase in the height of the plant (primary growth).
(b) Lateral meristems: They cause an increase in the diameter and girth of stems or roots (secondary growth).
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