Mechanical modelling quantifies the functional importance of outer tissue layers during root elongation and bending
Article first published online: 18 MAR 2014
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Volume 202, Issue 4, pages 1212–1222, June 2014
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Dyson, R. J., Vizcay-Barrena, G., Band, L. R., Fernandes, A. N., French, A. P., Fozard, J. A., Hodgman, T. C., Kenobi, K., Pridmore, T. P., Stout, M., Wells, D. M., Wilson, M. H., Bennett, M. J. and Jensen, O. E. (2014), Mechanical modelling quantifies the functional importance of outer tissue layers during root elongation and bending. New Phytologist, 202: 1212–1222. doi: 10.1111/nph.12764
- Issue published online: 8 MAY 2014
- Article first published online: 18 MAR 2014
- Manuscript Accepted: 2 FEB 2014
- Manuscript Received: 18 OCT 2013
- Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
- Centre for Plant Integrative Biology. Grant Number: BB/D019613/1
- BBSRC. Grant Number: BB/J009717/1
- University of Birmingham
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Fig. S1 A typical root showing the cross-section, cell wall network and axes.
Fig. S2 An idealised root cross-section.
Fig. S3 Geometric labels for a ‘slice’ of root.
Fig. S4 A space–time diagram for cells moving through the EZ.
Table S1 Turgor pressure data as plotted in Fig. 3(a)
Table S2 Statistical significance of comparison of cell thicknesses Z1A vs Z1B
Notes S1 Model description for upscaling cell wall properties to the tissue level.
Notes S2 Model description for using an idealised root geometry.
Notes S3 Model description for bending induced by asymmetric extensibility.
Notes S4 Turgor pressure data.
Notes S5 Further cell wall thickness analysis.