8. Fern Root Development

  1. Tom Beeckman
  1. Guichuan Hou1,2 and
  2. Elison B. Blancaflor3

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch8

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

How to Cite

Hou, G. and Blancaflor, E. B. (2009) Fern Root Development, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development (ed T. Beeckman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch8

Editor Information

  1. VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    College of Arts and Sciences, Microscopy Facility, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA

  2. 2

    Dewel Microscopy Facility and Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Appalachian State University, 112 Rankin Science South, Boone, NC 28608-2027, USA

  3. 3

    Plant Biology Division, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161503

Online ISBN: 9781444310023

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Keywords:

  • fern root development;
  • Ceratopteris richardii;
  • root apical cell;
  • merophyte;
  • endodermis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of the fern root system – shoot-borne roots

  • Anatomical and structural aspects of fern root development

  • LR formation in ferns

  • Concluding remarks and future prospects