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Plants and root hairs

Postby novastar_ » Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:15 am

Imagine that you are a plant, swaying in the breeze..... U found out that u have lots of root hairs...... How will these root hairs help you?


More water and mineral salts will be absorbed.......
I'm able to stand upright......

what else?
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Postby RobJim » Tue Feb 08, 2005 1:37 pm

More water and mineral salts will be absorbed.......

That's basically it. The roots have more surface area so can absorb nutrients better.
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