- Structure of a single full-grown root hair
Given below is the diagrammatic representation of the transverse section of a part of a plant. Study it and answer the questions that follow:
(a) Name the part of the plant that is shown
(b) Label the parts 1 to 6
(c) Write the functions of parts 3 and 5
The diagram below represents a layer of epidermal cells showing a fully grown root hair. Study the diagram and answer the questions that follow:
(a) Name the parts labelled A, B, C and D.
(b) The root hair cell is in a turgid state. Name and explain the process that caused this state.
(c) Mention one distinct difference between the parts labelled A and B.
(d) Draw a diagram of the above root hair cell as it would appear when a concentrated solution of fertilizers is added near it
MULTIPLE CHIOCE TYPE
Which one of the following is a characteristic NOT related with the suitability of the roots for absorbing water?
(a) Tremendous surface area
(b) contain cell sap at a higher concentration than the surrounding soil water
(c) Root hairs have thin cell walls
(d) Grow downward into the soil