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In vascular plants, the root is the organ of a plant that typically lies below the surface of the soil. .... The main function of the fibrous root is to anchor the plant.

Plant Structures: Roots - Colorado State University Extension

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Functions. Anchor and support plants; Absorb and conduct water and minerals; Store products of photosynthesis (carbohydrates, ...

Roots & Stems: Structure & Function - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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Feb 18, 2015 ... You have probably pulled a plant out of the ground by its stalk (stem) to reveal the jumbled mess of roots below, but do you know how roots and ...

Plant Structure and Function

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The Root System. Underground (usually); Anchor the plant in the soil; Absorb water and nutrients; Conduct water and nutrients; Food Storage. The Shoot System.

Roots Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...

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Roots Plants are autotrophic and make their own food via photosynthesis. ... set of cell types that reflect the main functions of roots previously mentioned.

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Mar 18, 2014 ... ROOT SYSTEM:The underground part of the plant is called Root system. ... FUNCTIONS OF ROOT SYSTEM:Roots provide anchorage to the ...

Types of Roots

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There are three primary functions of roots: (1) to anchor the plant to a substrate, ( 2) to absorb water and dissolved minerals, and (3) to store food reserves.

Root Structure and Function

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Notice how the growing zone has no root hairs or lateral roots! ... In shrubs like this tea plant (Camellia sinensis), the root system will be more tap root than ...

Plant Biology: Roots, Shoots, Stems, and Leaves - For Dummies

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Roots are branched, underground structures that serve two major functions. First, somewhat obviously, roots firmly anchor the plant to a fixed spot. Once a plant ...

Biology of Plants: Plant Parts - MBGnet

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Roots help to anchor the plant in the soil so it does not fall over. Roots also store ... In celery, the petiole serves many of the same functions as a stem. It's easy to ...

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The Plant Root System and Its Functions - Crop Farming

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A review of the plant root system in the angiosperms. The functions of the root are summarized.

Plant Roots

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The growth and metabolism of the plant root system is supported by the process of ... They function to replace the meristematic cells of the rootcap meristem.

AZ Master Gardener Manual: Roots

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The principal functions of roots are to absorb nutrients and moisture, to anchor the plant in the soil, to furnish physical support for the stem, and to serve as food  ...