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WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF THE ROOTS ABSORB WATER AND MINERALS ANCHOR AND SUPPORT PLANT STORE CARBS, H2O AND OTHER NUTRIENTS
WHAT ARE THE STRUCTURES OF THE ROOT ROOT CAP ROOT HAIR EPIDERMIS CORTEX ENDODERMIS VASCULAR TISSUE
WHAT IS THE ROOT CAP? THE PARENCHYMA CELLS PROTECTING THE GROWING TISSUES AT THE END OF THE MAIN ROOTS BY PRODUCING A SLIMY SUBSTANCE THAT REDUCES FRICTION
WHAT IS THE ROOT HAIRS THEY ARE TINY EXTENSIONS OF THE EPIDERMAL CELLS OF THE ROOTS AND THEY INCREASE THE SA TO INCREASE ABSORPTION
WHAT IS THE EPIDERMIS IT IS THE SINGLE LAYER OF CELLS COVERING ROOTS
WHAT IS THE CORTEX PARENCHYMA CELLS TRANSPORTING AND STORING WATER AND MINERALS
WHAT IS THE ENDODERMIS ONE CELL THICK EACH CELL SURROUNDED BY A CASPARIAN STRIP (WATERPROOF BAND, HELPS FORCE WATER AND MINERALS TO PASS INTO VASCULAR TISSUE)
WHAT IS THE VASCULAR TISSUE FOUND IN THE CENTRE OF THE ROOT TWO TYPES MONOCOT: XYLEM FORM A RING AROUND THE PTIH DICOTS: XYLEM FORM AN X OR STAR SHAPE WITH THE PHLOEM INBETWEEN
WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF ROOT SYSTEMS TAPROOT FIBROUS ROOT MODIFIED ROOT
WHAT IS A TAPROOT ONE MAIN THICK ROOT GROWING DEEP INTO SOIL SMALLER LATERAL BRANCHING ROOTS ABSORBS WATER, MINERALS, ANCHORS PLANT AND STORES STUFF
WHAT IS FIBROUS ROOT MANY EQUAL SMALLER BRANCHING ROOTS SHALLOW ABSORB WATER AND MINERALS AND ANCHORS PLANT
WHAT IS MODIFIED ROOT MODIFIED TO PROVIDE EXTRA SUPPORT OR STORE FOOD AND WATER IE. PLANTS IN DRY REGIONS AND SWEET POTATOES
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