Lateral root emergence: a difficult birth.

@article{Pret2009LateralRE,
  title={Lateral root emergence: a difficult birth.},
  author={Benjamin P{\'e}ret and Antoine Larrieu and Malcolm J Bennett},
  journal={Journal of experimental botany},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 13},
  pages={3637-43}
}
Lateral root initiation takes place deep within the parental root, requiring new primordia to break through the overlying tissues before they emerge into the soil. Lateral root emergence has been well described at the cellular level but, until recently, the molecular mechanisms involved were unclear. Scientists in the 19th and 20th centuries hypothesized that the cell wall of the overlying tissues was modified by enzymes released by cells within the primordium. Recent studies in the model plant… CONTINUE READING

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