Roots are branched structures that anchor plants and enable them to absorb water and mineral salts. Most roots are underground, but some roots are aerial. A root consists of a three zones: a ramification zone that produces secondary roots, a feeder root zone that is covered with absorbent hairs, and a growth zone where new cells at the point extend and divide.
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Family trees usually start with the oldest generations at the top of the chart and the newer generations at the bottom. When presented this way, the shape more closely resembles an upside-down tree, with roots at the top and branches at the bottom.
Young trees, wrapped in burlap, are pictured at a tree farm. The color of the leaves of the trees indicates that the season is changing. The burlap will protect the roots of the trees, and will help them withstand the winter.
A garden hoe is a versatile tool that has been used for centuries. Common uses of the hoe include weed control, moving soil, digging furrows and trenches, and chopping roots and weeds.
Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth made a stir when she brought her 10-day-old baby, Maile, to work. But history shows infantile behavior has long, strong roots in Congress.
Steve Kurtz. Fox News. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:10:00 GMT.
We might think of roots as necessary, but uninteresting, parts of the crop production process. New research, however, focuses on what's going on in the soil with the plant's roots and the chemicals they produce.
Science Daily. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:20:33 EDT.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss fragrance and flavors company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a new cosmetic substance it said can reduce wrinkles and help scents linger longer.
Reuters. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:50:09 -0400.