Monocot Root

Monocot root is a fibrous root with many thin roots that originate from the stem and make a wide network. These tin roots are mostly found close to the surface of the soil. Monocot roots are covered with hairs that help in absorbing water and nutrients from the soil. Moreover, if we look at the structure of monocot root, the epidermis is its uppermost layer. After that, there is the cortex. Sclerenchyma cells are present within the cortex. Moreover, the endodermis of the monocot root separates the cortex from the central part of the root. Furthermore, a pith is also present in the central part of the monocot root.

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