Problem : What are the three major functions of plant roots?
Problem : Describe taproots, fibrous roots, and adventitious roots. How are they different?
Problem : What is meant by the "root" and the "shoot" of a plant?
Problem : What purpose do root hairs serve? Why are roots alone not sufficient to accomplish that task?
Problem : What vascular tissue is responsible for passing the water and minerals taken in by the roots upward to the rest of the plant body?