leaf shape

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Noun1.leaf shape - any of the various shape that leaves of plants can assumeleaf shape - any of the various shape that leaves of plants can assume
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
natural shape - a shape created by natural forces; not man-made
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On the other hand, the AFReal method relies exactly on the reproduction of the original shape (drawing) of the paper, which reduces possible errors due to the leaf morphology, regardless of the size and microelevations of the leaves.
2008) and the variations on leaf morphology among species, genotypes or ambient conditions can reflect the plant capacity to acquire, use and conserve resources, existing a correlation between leaf morphology and habitat productivity.
Changes in leaf morphology, antioxidant activity and photosynthesis capacity in two different drought- tolerant cultivars of chrysanthemum during and after water stress.
Considering the importance of detailed studies in providing a better understanding and characterization of leaf morphology, this work analyzed the ultrastructural differences and compared the water repellency of the adaxial and abaxial sides of fresh leaves of Anacardium occidentale L.
Variability in leaf morphology and chemical composition as a function of canopy light environment in coexisting deciduous trees.
A management plan is beyond the scope of this paper, but there is potential for managers to use leaf morphology as a tool to distinguish hybrids from parental species.
Gelam plant that also grows naturally in peat land of Kalimantan has two types which have different leaf morphology.
Towards the end of the Cretaceous, angiosperm leaf morphology had evolved such that the trees would be able to create their own microhabitats, making rain forests possible.
Leaf morphology has long been found to respond to changing abiotic factors over environmental gradients in an attempt to maximise photosynthetic gains (C[O.
the voucher sheet in P-LAM contained up to three different taxa with the "aegilop" leaf morphology from Spain (voucher one: P-LAM 0382505