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Record number 507196
Title White root tips supply plants with oxygen, water and nutrients : healthy roots are fundamental for a healthy plant
Author(s) Heuvelink, E.; Kierkels, T.
Source In Greenhouses : the international magazine for greenhouse growers 5 (2016)3. - ISSN 2215-0633 - p. 44 - 45.
Department(s) Horticulture and Product Physiology Group
PE&RC
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) tuinbouw - glastuinbouw - worteloppervlak - wortelharen - wortels - wateropname (planten) - voedselopname - opname (uptake) - calcium - tomaten - pythium - plantenontwikkeling - horticulture - greenhouse horticulture - rhizoplane - root hairs - roots - water uptake - food intake - uptake - tomatoes - plant development
Categories Horticulture
Abstract The main, most important function of roots belonging to horticultural crops is the uptake of water and nutrients. Healthy roots are essential for a healthy plant. After all, if the uptake of water and nutrients is not functioning properly, then other aspects also leave a lot to be desired
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