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  1. Abstract, Plant roots can grow anywhere-in the soil, on the surface of the soil, in the water, and even in the air. Except for the first formed roots that respond positively to gravity, most roots do not grow toward anything or in any particular direction. Root growth is essentially opportunistic...
  2. Abstract, As the demand for products from timberlands has been increasing, the genera Eucalyptus has highlighted for its yield potential and also due to its great adaptation to Brazilian soils, which are in general moderately acid. Therefore, the aim was to evaluate the growth of the hybrid...
  3. 2010-12-20 Evaluating the Underground Foundation Roots explore the soil for water and nutrients providing the foundation for growth and development. Understanding how root traits influence water and nutrient uptake can be important for crop varietal selection and improvement. Presenter :Katy Barlow,...
  4. Key Resource This book provides and extensive overview of all aspects of these much-neglected crops, ranging from their history, popularization and production to their nutritional value and potential toxcity.
  5. Understanding Rootsuncovers one of the greatest mysteries underground―the secret lives and magical workings of the roots that move and grow invisibly beneath our feet. Roots, it seems, do more than just keep a plant from falling over: they gather water and nutrients, exude wondrous elixirs to...