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root system

the total below-ground vegetative system of vascular plants. see ROOT.
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They, too, need water to support their root systems during our harsh winters.
It releases vitamins and minerals directly to the plant's root system, which will increase the life span of your plants, making them healthier and more vibrant," said Dr Anil Kush, chief scientist, Vittal Mallya Scientific Research Foundation ( VMSRF) under Department of Biotechnology.
Plants that were installed too late in the autumn may not have adequately established root systems to survive.
Although all treatments resulted in the appropriate development of the height and stem diameter, not all treatments produced cuttings with high-quality root systems.
Likewise, choose trees with strong root systems, citing that trees with shallow, fan-like roots are less-resistant to strong winds than those with deep root systems.
Next, dig widely around the base, trying not to damage the root system too much.
For a crystallographic root system [PHI], there are three well-known Coxeter-Catalan objects [Arm09]: the set of noncrossing partitions NC([PHI]), the set of nonnesting partitions NN([PHI]) and the cluster complex [DELTA]([PHI]).
Roots were washed free from soil, and root systems of the plants were stained with Phloxine B (Holbrook et al.
However, this can only be done if new techniques are developed that allow high-throughput phenotyping of root systems.
They bring increased resilience to climate change and more water and nutrientuse efficiency - mainly due mainly to their large, well developed root systems.
Qualitative analysis of root H+ effluxes: Qualitative analysis of H+ effluxes of the intact root systems was obtained by the method of Peng et al.