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Related to Casparian strip: root pressure
Fig. 95 Casparian strip . The strip surrounds the endodermal root cell.
Casparian strip a waterproof thickening on the radial (side) and end walls of endodermal root cells (see ENDODERM which is thought to influence the route by which water passes from the cortex into the VASCULAR BUNDLE of the STELE.