Sloughing-off of root cap cells

Range ~5,000 cells lost/day
Organism Corn Zea mays
Reference J.M. Lynch and J.M. Whipps, Substrate flow in the rhizosphere, D. L. Keister and P. B. Cregan (Eds.), The rhizosphere and plant growth, 15-24.© 1991 Kluwer Academic Publishers. p.16 left column top paragraph
Primary Source Moore R and McClelen C E 1983 A morphometric analysis of cellular differentiation in the root cap of Zea mays. Am. J. Bot. 70, 611-617.
Comments "...sloughing-off of root cap cells approximately 5000 cells per day are lost from maize (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 110144