lateral root

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lateral root

[′lad·ə·rəl ′rüt]
(botany)
A root branch arising from the main axis.
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34) Expression of CEP genes is mainly found in vascular tissues of the lateral roots, suggesting a role in roots, but severe genetic redundancy obscured the functions of the CEPs at that time.
Plants under Cu(II) stress alone exhibited chlorosis, shortened internodes and stem, stunted, curled and fragile roots along with absence of lateral roots and root hairs, Increasing concentration of Cu(II) from 25 to 100 ppm resulted in progressive and significant reduction in germination by 4-35%, whereas shoot length and fresh weight were significantly suppressed by 15-40% both after 30 and 60 days as compared to control.
In wheat ZnO nanoparticles cause the encouragement of lateral roots and change the root architecture, which could contribute in the overall uptake of nutrients.
Fitter (1987) adapted this method to root systems, proposing that under conditions in which the acquisition of soil resources limits growth, the topology of the roots could be termed 'herringbone', which was defined as a main axis and its primary lateral roots only.
The WL restricted plant growth performance and numbers of different order lateral roots but the MY symbiosis exhibited theameliorating roles on plant growth root morphology (total length surface area projected area and volume) and numbers of different order lateral roots.
In this case the most number of lateral roots occurred in the wet and dry pretreated seeds with 60 minutes of EMFs exposure time in compared to control plants (Table 2).
When trees are direct-seeded, for example, the primary roots must do the initial soil exploration, whereas transplanted seedlings use their lateral roots for exploration.
Two primary lateral roots were randomly selected and excavated to approximately 3 meters from the root collar.
They scored the root systems for 27 traits that describe both the individual root types, such as the primary root, crown roots, and lateral roots, as well as the architecture of the whole root system.
The origins of the twin lateral roots were just medial to the origin of musculocutaneous nerve.
Its dense network of lateral roots and its thick, long taproot make for heightened drought-resistance and it is well-suited to the intense heat and sunlight.