difference between taproot and adventitious root in tabular form.

Tap root

Adventitious root

Formed from radicle

Formed from part of the plant other than radicle.

Always underground

May be underground or aerial

Primary root persists throughout the life

Primary root do not persist throughout the life.

e.g.  carrot, radish etc.

e.g. banyan, maize, grass etc.

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