Root hair development in grasses and cereals (Poaceae).

  • Liam Dolan
  • Published 2017 in Current opinion in genetics & development


Root hairs are tubular, cellular outgrowths of epidermal cells that extend from the root surface into the soil. Root hairs tether root systems to their growth substrate, take up inorganic nutrients and water, and interact with the soil microflora. At maturity, the root epidermis comprises two cell types; cells with root hairs and hairless epidermal cells… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gde.2017.03.009


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