shoot-root ratio

noun

Definition of shoot-root ratio

: the quotient of the dry weight of the shoots produced during a given growth period divided by the dry weight of the roots especially for crop plants

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“Shoot-root ratio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoot-root%20ratio. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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