Roots - Roots Roots are a very important organ of vascular plants According to wikipedia.com"the root is the organ of a plant body that typically

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Roots Roots are a very important organ of vascular plants. According to wikipedia.com “the root is the organ of a plant body that typically lies below the surface of the soil. But, this is not always the case, since a root can also be aerial (that is, growing above the ground) or aerating (that is, growing up above the ground or especially above water). On the other hand, a stem normally occurring below ground is not exceptional either (see rhizome). So, it is better to define root as a part of a plant body that bears no leaves, and therefore also lacks nodes.” According to the website Northern.edu” The first root of a plant that develops from the embryo is called the primary root. In most dicots, the primary root is called the taproot. This main root grows downward and gives rise to branch roots (lateral roots). Most monocots have a fibrous root system, in which no root is more prominent than the others. The website northern.edu also explains that, “Plant tissues develop from specific layers
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Mrs. during the Spring '08 term at Northern Virginia.

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Roots - Roots Roots are a very important organ of vascular plants According to wikipedia.com"the root is the organ of a plant body that typically

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