Development of the mature root growth pattern in the course of seed germination
Seedling development in the course of seed germination begins with growth of the radicle pole of the embryo resulting in radicle emergence on the seed surface and on its immediate contact with soil moisture. The ensuing development of the seedling depends on the rate of primary root differentiation and achievement of maximal growth rate. Only after the root has provided the young seedling with water does the growth and development of above-ground organs begin and seedlings emerge.
KeywordsSeed Germination Root Growth Cell Elongation Meristematic Cell Elongation Zone
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