Root Lengths of Plants on Los Alamos National Labarotory Lands

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Root Length of Plants on Los Alamos National Laboratory Lands.  Gail D. Tierney and Teralene S. Foxx 1997

This study provided limited, quantitative information on the root morphology and root depth characteristics of twenty-two common southwestern plants represented in the high desert region of New Mexico.  Maximum root lengths were compared to over-story dimensions.