root hair

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thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell just behind the tip

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Although lateral roots organized in all treatments, root hair behold only on control samples because of stress and early aging.
The rhd 2 mutants were noted to be deficient in establishing a root hair tip-focused [Ca.
All the sporophytes examined presented extensive, thin (less than 2 mm wide) and fibrous root systems with abundant root hairs.
Each plant recruits its labor force anew, and bacteria enter tiny root hairs that end up bulging into nitrogen-factory nodules that look like faintly pink peas.
Thus, it would appear that gravitropic responses and chemotropic responses to low and high P status soil influence the architecture of the root system and root hair development.
root in control group (2A) and after treatment of seeds with aqueous extracts of very young leaves at concentrations of 1%, 3% and 5%(2B, 2C, 2D) Rh: Root hair, Ep: Epidermis, P: Parenchyma, En: Endodermis, Pc: Peripheral cycle, Xy: Xylem, Ph: Phloem, Pi: Pith.
Arabidopsis root hairs are single, highly elongated cells.
We used a known technique for isolating large quantities of root hair cells to explore sorgoleone's chemical pathway and found genes that may encode the compound's enzymes," he says.
It is required for postembryonic root development and root hair development in plants [13,14,15,16,17].
It's pretty hard to immediately tell the difference between this tiny, threadlike thing and a root hair," says Paul Marek.
These aggregates were physically attached to the root hairs and appeared to have aggregated around the root hair (Fig.
Considerable literature has accrued on root hair structure, development, and physiology and, more recently, on the interaction between root hairs and rhizosphere microorganisms.
Aiding root hair growth could boost drought-resistance to other economically important plants.
According to Angharad Jones, a PhD student in Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol, and lead author on the paper, "Each root hair is a single, elongate cell and the length of each hair depends on having an adequate supply of the plant hormone auxin.
Root system is well-branched (at least 4 basic skeletal vessels) and with well-developed root hairs