What are characteristics of roots?

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What are characteristics of roots?

It is nongreen descending part of plant.

Root Characteristics

  • Underground part
  • Positively hydrotropic
  • Positively geotropic
  • Negatively phototropic
  • Do not contains bud exception Sweet potato (Ipomoea batata)
  • Indian red wood (Dalbergia sissoo)
  • Do not contain nodes and internodes
  • Contains unicellular root hair
  • Lateral roots are endogenous in origin i.e., arises from pericycle.
  • It anchors the plant in the soil and absorbs water and minerals from soil.

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What are characteristics of roots?

The root and shoot systems of a typical flowering plant

What are characteristics of roots?

What are characteristics of roots?

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