Secondary roots

(Bot.) roots emitted from any part of the plant above the radicle.

See also: Root

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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.
1998), who stated that Cratylia argentea nodulation occurred 100 days after seed germination and only in secondary roots.
The War-Khasis, a tribe in Meghalaya, many years ago saw that the rubber tree's secondary roots can tightly perch themselves on boulders along river banks.
Galls of varying sizes on feeder as well as secondary roots were evident.
Rooted shoots were observed till the formation of secondary roots.
smooth; secondary roots simple; shoot-borne roots present; root hairs
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