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taproot

a primary ROOT structure in which one main root forms the major part of the underground system. Taproots are often swollen, serving as storage organs of perennation. Many vegetable crops, such as carrot, swede, sugar beet, have taproots.
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If you use too much, it quickly kills the leaves and doesn't get down into the taproot. The root survives, to regrow.
Remove skin, greens, and taproot before slicing or grating small bulbs raw into salads and slaws for added zing and crunch, or slicing or cubing them to boil, saute, bake, or steam.
Dry biomass values of seedling components before treatments were 0.173 [+ or -] 0.084 g, 0.502 [+ or -] 0.128 g, 0.562 [+ or -] 0.174 g, 0.189 [+ or -] 0.061 g and 0.207 [+ or -] 0.058 for taproot, lateral roots, needles, bark and stele, respectively.
Passiflora cincinnata, Passiflora mucronata, Passiflora giberti, Passiflora morifolia and Passiflora edulis (control) developed in polyvinyl chloride tubes of 100 mm in diameter and 150 cm in height, in order to assess plant height, leaf area, number of secondary roots, stem diameter, taproot lenght, root system volume, absolute growth rate, relative growth rate, net assimilation rate, leaf mass ratio and root mass ratio, at 30, 45, 60, 75, 90 and 105 days after transplanting.
The taproot length, lateral roots and root-shoot ratio of tobacco all increased at early growth stage but decreased at latter growth stage.
The main reason these trees are not grown more often is that they can take up to 40 years to bear a good crop, and it has a long taproot, so it's difficult to transplant.
Kaesler bases her story organization on the premise of a garden: "Seeds Sown in Uncertain Ground"; "Buds and Weeds"; "Cultivation"; "Taproot"; "Garden Walk"; and "Harvest." For example, the initial seeds of music study are sown in an environment typical of the late 1940s and 1950s in which "children are to be seen and not heard," and her father's observation that "women were put here to help men." Teaching then was done primarily by demonstration rather than studying the music and analysis with the student, and tips on practicing were practically non-existent.
(3) For a historical background to all this, go to Caliphate Colonialism--The taproot of the trouble with Nigeria (Shekere), at: http://rhythmsofshekere.
o Taproot Foundation, which makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society by leading, mobilizing and engaging professionals in pro-bono service that drives social change.
They won't all like division - for example, those with a taproot like a carrot - such as the cow parsley.
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