terminal bud


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terminal bud

The bud at the end of each stem.
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Adult females lay about 300 eggs at the base of young leaves or in wounds to the leaves and trunks; the grubs feed on the soft fibres inside the tree and terminal bud tissues.
Disbud dahlias by pinching out the side buds growing below the main terminal bud so that the remaining buds develop into larger blooms.
When a shoot is pruned the dominance of the terminal bud is broken, encouraging those latent or dormant buds concealed beneath the bark to burst into growth.
A general rule of thumb is that most varieties of sugarcane are able to withstand freezing temperatures up to four hours before terminal bud damage occurs.
17[micro]M) on MSBM induces shoot and roots from the terminal bud explants of turmeric and the shoot induction rate was found to be 18.
Students are asked to "adopt" a terminal bud on a tree in their yard to study, observe, and measure from its dormant stage in winter until it blooms in spring.
When left to their own devices, chrysanthemums tend to grow tall until a terminal bud forms at the tip of the main stem.
If this pruning is done faithfully each summer and the terminal bud at the end of each branch is removed the tree will not outgrow its cover for many years if ever.
When that terminal bud is damaged or removed, new signals respond by releasing dormant buds into service to replace the missing canopy.
Young date leaves are cooked and eaten as a vegetable, as is the terminal bud or heart.
We assume that the terminal bud of an axis of CA k = 0 can not change its PA immediately.