How plants grow roots in the air

Scientists at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University have found the mechanism that enables some plants to grow aerial roots, e.g., ivy and fiscus trees. They identified the genes that instruct root cells to grow upwards. It will help grow crops that resist soil disease and make best use of valuable land.

https://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/hebrew-u-team-discovered-how-plants-make-aerial-roots/2022/03/03/

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