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The function of roots is ________ To absorb water and minerals, To anchor the plant, To provide food storage, and to provide soil erosion
Primary root is _______ is the first root structure that emerge from the seed
secondary root is ______ is the root system that grow from the primary root
_______ and _____ are the two most common root systems Tap roots and Fibrous roots
What are the seven type of roots? Taproot, Fibrous roots, prop roots, climbing roots, aerial roots, aquatic roots, fleshy roots
Prop roots grow from _______ they grow from the stem to the soil e.g corn roots
Climbing roots grow from _____ they grow from the stem and fasten to a solid surface for support e.g Ivy
what are some examples of fleshy roots? carrots and radish
The root system provide the plant with ______ and ____ water and minerals
Photosynthates from the leaves are transported through _____ to the root system phloem
Respiratory roots occur in _______ mangroves
root pockets occur in _______ hydrophytes
what is apical meristem? It is a group of undifferentiated cells that divide through mitosis and help increase the length of roots and stems
what are some structures of root tips? root hair, elongation zone, apical meristem, root cap, maturation zone
what is the function of the root cap? It protects the inner cells as the root pushed into the soil
what are tap roots? Tap roots are deep roots that grow vertically downwards and are used to absorb water and nutrients
Taproots are characterized by have ______ number of roots one main root
______ develops into a taproot radical or primary root
what are some characteristics of fibrous roots? They grow deep in he soil, they are thick and fleshy
what are fibrous roots? Fibrous roots are long, thin and shallow roots that grow from the stem
Fibrous roots are also known as _____ adventitious roots system
Fibrous roots are the opposite of ______ roots taproots
Fibrous roots are found mostly in ______ plants monocotyledons and ferns
Monocotyledons make up ______ group of plants flowering plants or Angiosperms

The function of roots is ________

Primary root is _______

secondary root is ______

_______ and _____ are the two most common root systems

What are the seven type of roots?

Prop roots grow from _______

Climbing roots grow from _____

what are some examples of fleshy roots?

The root system provide the plant with ______ and ____

Photosynthates from the leaves are transported through _____ to the root system

Respiratory roots occur in _______

root pockets occur in _______

what is apical meristem?

what are some structures of root tips?

what is the function of the root cap?

what are tap roots?

Taproots are characterized by have ______ number of roots

______ develops into a taproot

what are some characteristics of fibrous roots?

what are fibrous roots?

Fibrous roots are also known as _____

Fibrous roots are the opposite of ______ roots

Fibrous roots are found mostly in ______ plants

Monocotyledons make up ______ group of plants

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