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Definition of feeder root

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Definition as written by Terry:

Roots of plants have one of two main purposes - the first is to hold the plant in the ground by what are known as as anchor roots

The second purpose is to take up nutrients and water - these so-called feeder roots are smaller and relatively short-lived compared to the anchor roots


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