root system

  1. The configuration of a plant's various roots. See more at fibrous root taproot.

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How to use root system in a sentence

  • In particular, a comparatively dry soil is desirable for grapes because of its influence on the development of the root system.

    The Grapes of New York | U. P. Hedrick