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Adventitious Root

Definition of the noun adventitious root

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  1. root growing in an unusual location e.g. from a stem
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic word: root = the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts

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Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2017)

by DK

Leaf Aerial stem Lateral bud Root tuber (swollen adventitious root) Root Lateral branch ROOT TUBER Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida) Fleshy scale leaf containing stored ...

Google previewDictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environments (2009)

by Danny B. Draper, Peter A. Richards

Acoustic resonance Adventitious root mass of drying and aeration of previously saturated anaerobic soil material. Usually with a pH of <4.0 when measured in dry seasons conditions and overlying potential acid sulphate soils or soils with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

Adventitious Root Formation in Cuttings. Portland, OR:...

Google previewThe Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)

by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape

Deep seeding does not increase the depth of the secondary, coronal or adventitious root system. Seminal roots are often regarded as serving the plant until the adventitious or secondary roots are established. In wheat, seminal roots support ...

Google previewDictionary of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (2011)

Root, Stilt An adventitious root which emerges from the butt of a tree above ground level. So that the tree appears as if supported on flying buttresses, e.g., mangroves of the genus rhizome propIOOIZ. Rosewood It refers to a number of richly ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

and often results in multiple embryos bot >>> twin seedling >>> Figure 28 adventitious plant: An individual that arises from somatic rather than reproductive tissue bot adventitious root: Arising from any structure other than a root, for example, ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

by Popular encyclopedia

was beginning to give indications of bending towards the ground, when the same provident economy again rescued it from destruction by projecting a powerful adventitious root at the point where an artificial support might have been placed, ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

adventitious root, сагсгар~ (сахлаг ~)fibrous root, хажуугийн ~ branch root,~ орвонгоорооby the ...

Google previewDictionary of Soils and Fertilisers (1989)

by L. L. Somani

An adventitious root formed by a stem from a point above ground level passing downwards into the soil and affording support to the plant. Stimulant Crops. Crops whose usable part of the plant stimulate the nervous system, e.g., tea, coffee, ...

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Adventitious Root

Echinochloa colona adventitious root

Stems often send out adventitious roots where they touch they touch the ground.

Photo credit: Macleay Grass Man

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Small photo of adventitious root on stem of ficus plantSmall photo of A cross section showing the development of an adventitious root from the stem of the tomato (Lycopersicum). Gardeners know a better root system results from tomato stems being partially buried. More...

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