Side roots, Help!

Ross Koning koning at
Tue Apr 4 13:12:26 EST 2000

At 7:00 PM +0100 4/4/00, lmli wrote:
>I am doing an investigation on mung beans.  Can anyone please tell me
>whether the side growth of roots has a proper name or not?
>lawrence at

The roots that develop along the hypocotyl or stem
internodes are properly called "adventitious roots"

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