1 - Starches and Roots
A listing of the edible starches - including sources - names, plant part and use.

2 - Roots and Herbs
A description of natural plant products that have mystical properties - including poisonous roots.

3 - Modified Stems and Roots
A glossary of terms that will be useful. Spelling and meaning of a variety of common structures and processes.

4 - Plant Roots
Information which underlines roots - illustrated structure.

5 - The Two Stage Theory of Root Development
The integration of the plant body involves the ordered development of roots. Research concerning root formation is discussed.

6 - Modified Stems and Roots
Stem and root modifications are outlined and photographically illustrated.

7 - The Roots
A typical cross-section of a dicot root is used as a basis for a discussion of the structure and function of roots.

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