lateral root


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lateral root

or

secondary root

the branches that develop from deep inside the plant root (i.e. are ENDOGENOUS) where cells of the PERICYCLE become meristematic (see MERISTEM and produce a growing point which differentiates into mature tissues. Such branching occurs behind the root hair zone and is initiated by AUXIN.
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Localized, compensatory increases in lateral root growth and rates of nitrate uptake when nitrate supply is restricted to only part of root system.
C-33 was found most susceptible that's why higher number of lateral roots was found in this cultivar as nematode feeding induces lateral root production.
Gibberellins regulate lateral root formation in populus through interactions with auxin and other hormones.
On radiographic examination there was a lateral root surface perforation at crestal bone level and an open apex of tooth 11 (Figure 2).
The obturation technique had a significant impact on the filling quality of lateral root canals.
Exposure to Al causes stunting of the primary root and inhibition of lateral root formation, and the root tips become stubby due to the inhibition of both cell division and cell elongation (SAMAC; TESFAYE, 2003).
For example, lateral root growth angle has been shown to be critical for increasing nutrient uptake in both broadleaf and cereal crop species.
Rice performance in aerobic culture might be improved through manipulation that promotes lateral root branching and rhizogenesis as well as deep rooting (Kato and Okami, 2011).
Micro RNA directs mRNA cleavage of the transcription factor NAC1 to down regulate auxin signals for Arabidopsis lateral root development.
The other regulates lateral root development, called Lateral root stimulator 1 (Lrs1).
AR follows similar steps and share common mechanisms with lateral root formation (Ermel et al.