Question: Aside from absorbing water and nutrients,what other functions do the roots serve? Edit
Answer: Apart from absorbing water and nutrients, other functions of roots may include anchorage, storage and conduction.
Anchorage - Roots anchor tree in the soil.
Storage - Roots store huge amount of energy reserve below the ground for the plant. For example, carrot.
Conduction - Roots transport water, dissolved minerals and other nutrients they absorbed to stem and to rest of the tree. Edit
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