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taproot

the large single root of plants such as the dandelion, which grows vertically downwards and bears smaller lateral roots

taproot

[′tap‚rüt]
(botany)
A root system in which the primary root forms a dominant central axis that penetrates vertically and rather deeply into the soil; it is generally larger in diameter than its branches.
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Dry biomass allocation to lateral roots due to the increasing frequency of MD is prioritized at the expense of taproot growth, because the increase in lateral roots was 128% greater than the control while tap-root increment and was 35%.
Regression equations between leaf area, leaf number, plant height, stem diameter, root system volume and length of the taproot with age (X), expressed in days after transplanting (15 to 105 days) Parament (1) Variables Species a b c [R.sup.2] P.
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The DM weight of nodules that formed on the taproot of waterlogged plants 5-20 days after the start of treatment was greater compared to the controls (P < 0.05).
Our first objective was to determine if there is a relationship between taproot diameter and ability of rosettes to survive herbicide treatment.
curcas includes the taproot and four main lateral roots; these are all present within 24 hours of germination (Figure 2).
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MODEL TWO: This direct primary care movement is an inverted model of concierge medicine for the wealthy, but its taproot extends to the time before traditional health insurance.
6 small Chioggia beets, taproot intact, greens trimmed 10 small red beets, taproot intact, greens trimmed To serve: