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root system

the total below-ground vegetative system of vascular plants. see ROOT.
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Hydration will support the root systems of your trees, shrubs and perennials as winter comes our way.
The understanding of the genetic mechanisms associated with the rice root system development aiming selection could help with the optimization of water absorption, and this strategy seems to be essential for breeding of the culture.
Eliciting additional plant root growth enlarges the root system that enables the plant to absorb more and more nutrients from the soil.
It allows over 90 per cent of the water and plant food to be directly available to the plant's root system.
Plants with ample oxygen in the root system also absorb nutrients faster.
I always give plants I'm moving a bit of a prune to compensate for the fact their root system may have been damaged or diminished.
Sol Lighting's pole-mounted 20/20 LED fixtures--each with one or two luminaires containing 48 high-lumen LEDs powered by photovoltaic solar energy panels--were chosen specifically because of the setting's delicate root system, ac-cording to Dibs Tailor, president and CEO of Sol, the manufacturer that worked with the city of L.
6 If planting a climber, plant at least a foot away from the wall to avoid dryness around the root system.
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]).
Drought at tasseling stage hampered the yield and related traits owing to poorly developed root system in both maize hybrids, although hybrids differ slightly in their response.