|Better Farming Series 01 - The plant: the Living Plant; the Root (FAO - INADES, 1976, 29 p.)|
FILL IN THE MISSING WORDS
The plant lives like all living things, the plant
reproduces itself and ...
The part of the plant that lives in the soil is called the ...
The root serves to ... the plant to the soil,
and to ... the plant.
The plant feeds through the ... of the rootless.
All roots are not ... .
... roots stay on the surface of the soil.
... roots go down deep into the soil.
... roots store up food.
ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
Give some examples of tap roots.
What are creeping roots like?
Why must the base of plants be earthed up?
What is a rootlet?
Where does sap come from?
What are roots for?
Explain to a friend why you must pay attention to the sowing density.