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About the epidermial cell of the root hair.

  1. May 23, 2009 #1
    Anyone one here, knows any link where there will be a diagram of the epidermal cell of the root hair cell?
    If not, could you please explain to me everything about the epidermal cell of the root hair.
     
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  3. May 24, 2009 #2

    MATLABdude

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    Welcome to PhysicsForums, however, this is the sort of thing you can Google (Image Search?) for:
    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=root+hair+cell

    Conveniently enough, there are several pictures (and a link to the full results of the image search) that are at the top of the page. If you're looking for a description, the Wikipedia page is a good start (basically, it's a cell with one side really elongated, and the increased surface area helps it absorb water / nutrients / minerals):
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_hair
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_hairs
     
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