Test: GRE Subject Test: Biology


Plant root systems can be generally categorized as either taproot systems or fibrous root systems. Which of the following is a characteristic of a fibrous root system?

Fibrous root systems consist of a series of roots that spread out from a major single root

Fibrous root systems do not penetrate deeply into the soil

Fibrous root systems usually penetrate deeply into the soil

Fibrous root systems are well adapted to soil where ground water is not close to the surface

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