What are the functions and adaptations of the xylem vessels?

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A xylem vessels function and adaptation include transporting nutrients throughout the plant. Xylem vessels have long cells that do not have a nucleus and cross walls. They also have lignin that provides structural integrity.
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Basically to transport water and soluble mineral nutrients through the plant. It can also replace water lost through transpiration and photosynthesis.
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