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.