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Title Plant roots : the hidden half
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, 2002


Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Contents; Contributors; The Origin of Roots; Characteristics and Functions of Root Systems; The Root Cap: Structure and Function; Cellular Patterning in Root Meristems: Its Origins and Signi.cance; Root Hairs: Hormones and Tip Molecules; Secondary Growth of Roots: A Cell Biological Perspective; The Kinematics of Primary Growth; Lateral Root Initiation; Functional Diversity of Various Constituents of a Single Root System; Biomechanics of Tree Root Anchorage; Root Systems of Arboreal Plants
Summary This title presents the developments in the study of root origin, composition, formation and behaviour for the production of novel pharmaceutical and medicinal compounds, agrochemicals, dyes, flavours and pesticides
Subject Roots (Botany)
root (plant material)
Roots (Botany)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203909429