Secondary Growth of Roots

Secondary Growth of Roots - vascular cambium , and one or...

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Secondary Growth of Roots Secondary tissues comprise the greatest volume of the root mass of woody perennial plants.  Primary tissues continue to form in the feeder roots, but the supporting root structure consists of  secondary tissues  produced by the lateral meristems, the 
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Unformatted text preview: vascular cambium , and one or more cork cambia . The usually unobserved underground root systems of most trees are as massive as the huge aerial bodies and counterbalance the aboveground weight thus keeping the tree upright and stable. Figure 1...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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