Glossary of Gardening Terms: A - Z

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Descriptions of common gardening terms and phrases…

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Plant water loss

The process by which a plant loses water from the surface of itís leaves and stems.

Tuber:

A root storage organ

A type of storage organ, storing food for the plant, consisting of a modified root (thickened part of a rhizome), typically high in starch. E.g. Potato.