Understanding The Function Of A Taproot System

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between a taproot system and a fibrous one?

What is a taproot system?

A taproot system is a vertical primary root with up to 20feet in length that tapers near the bottom.

Therefore, the taproot is has evolved from the fibrous root.

What does a taproot system come from?

How many primary roots in taproot system?

There's one large primary root in taproot plants.

Taproot system parts and what they do?

The taproot system is made out or an extended and thick primary root with thinner secondary horizontal roots, tertiary roots and rootlets.

Together with the leaves, roots are responsible for keeping the plant healthy and thriving. 

Understanding The Function Of A Taproot System

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