|Better Farming Series 02 - The Plant: the Stem; the Buds; the Leaves (FAO - INADES, 1976, 30 p.)|
· The root is the part of the
plant that lives in the soil.
· The stem is the part of the plant that lives in the air, above the soil.
· The crown, or collar, joins the root and the stem.
· The stem bears leaves, flowers, fruits.
· Leaves, flowers, fruits, all grow on the stem.
Plant and its roots