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Root types

Root types


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The classification of the roots is of fundamental importance for the location of the plants since, based on the root system, their orientation can be deduced. It is not recommended, for example, to place taproot plants on slabs or embankments.

Root types: Root types








Taproot:
looks like a cone with the apex pointing down,
on it are inserted secondary roots, of diameter
much smaller.

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in this type of root the taproot is missing, ed
in its place, numerous are formed at the base of the stem
roots, each of which has lateral branches.

napiforme:
in this root, the body is swollen, and serves for storage
of nutrients, this type of root is
very similar to the taproot.

Tuberose:
very similar to the collated type, it has small ones
pockets that break the root, even these pockets
they are used for the storage of reserve substances.