The decade since the publication of the third edition of this volume has been an era of great progress in biology in general and the plant sciences in particular. This is especially true with the advancements brought on by the sequencing of whole genomes of model organisms and the development of "omics" techniques. This fourth edition of Plant Root

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Part I. The Evolution and Genomics of Roots

chapter 1|14 pages

The Origin of Roots

chapter 2|18 pages

Arabidopsis Root

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Part III. Regulation of Root Growth

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Part IV. Soil Resource Acquisition

chapter 23|18 pages

Root pH Regulation

chapter 27|14 pages

Global Change and Root Lifespan

chapter 29|26 pages

Root Systems of Woody Plants

chapter 30|26 pages

Roots as a Source of Food

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Part V. Root Response to Stress

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Part VI. Root–Rhizosphere Interactions

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Part VII. Modern Research Techniques