secondary root


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secondary root

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′rüt]
(botany)
A root arising from a primary root.
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The evaluated variables were plant height (H); diameter of the stem (SD); leaf dry mass (LDM); stem dry mass (SDM); shoot dry mass (SHDM); principal root dry mass (PRDM); secondary root dry mass (SRDM); total root dry mass (TRDM); total dry mass (TDM); shoot height: diameter ratio (SHDR), shoot: root ratio (SRR) and quality index of Dickson (DQI).
However, the secondary root cause for patients suffering from steroid-induced eczema or topical steroid addiction is to properly identify that topical steroids are causing harm to your skin and body, and that the way to address it is the complete cessation of topical steroid application.
The tiller, secondary root and main stem leaf age of each plant were lower than the normal level, which caused congenital deficiency.
Four types of anomalies caused by extracts were identified as damaging or weakening seedling development: 1) root atrophy; 2) early secondary root development; 3) gravitropic plant inversion and 4) root necrosis, according to Regras para Analise de Sementes (BRASIL, 2009).
All products are made of pure plant material consisting of the dried secondary root of the plant.
Secondary root growth (thickening) was lower for plants in sandy soil than those in sandy-loam or clay-loam soils.
As usual, the workers, and now the human rights pundits, are all correct in what they've done and said, and the company is branded the "bad guy" while the secondary root problem has been glossed over.
Germination tests on Garcinia intermedia (Clusiaceae) seeds showed the growth of two types of roots: additionally to the primary root, a secondary root crosses the seed lengthwise.
The key parts of the root are the primary root, secondary root, root hairs, and root cap.
Early events in nodule formulation are similar to those of secondary root formation and are accompanied by changes in intracellular Ca concentrations (Gresshoff, 1993).
This set is actually a secondary root, which was broken off the main root at harvest.

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