nonflowering


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nonflowering

(ˌnɒnˈflaʊərɪŋ)
adj
(Botany) botany not capable of producing flowers or seeds
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Adj.1.nonflowering - without flower or bloom and not producing seeds; "a flowerless plant"
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Professor Christopher Connolly, from the University of Dundee, said the study showed high risks did not come from direct contact to nonflowering crops, but from indirect exposure in field margins and nearby crops or those grown afterwards.
The team suggested the insects used their tongues to suck up sugary droplets produced by nonflowering plants that made seeds, a group that includes today's pine trees.
In all cases, you need to cut a robust-looking, nonflowering shoot about six inches in length for hardwood.
Choose a fresh-looking, nonflowering stem, about three to four inches long, and cut it just below a leaf.
She grows a variety of flowering and nonflowering plants.
Hydrangeas and many other shrubby plants can be propagated at this time of year from cuttings taken from nonflowering shoots, which have not yet gone woody.
Code Groups Explanation 1 Prokaryotes, protists, and Bacterium, algae, amoeba, funguses unicellular eukaryotes, Mushrooms, and so forth 2 Plants Flowering and nonflowering plants 3 Animals All invertebrates, insects, mollusks, and so forth 4 Animals Fishes 5 Animals Amphibians 6 Animals Reptiles 7 Animals Birds 8 Animals Wild mammals 9 Animals Domestic mammals and pets 10 Animals Human Table 4: An example of students' responses (first question of conceptual understanding test).
on 25 July 2013 (in addition, a contingency table [chi square] test was used to compare the ratio of flowering to nonflowering spurge stems on these dates in 1995 and 2013).
Besides grasses, there's Roman chamomile ('Treneague' is nonflowering and needs no mowing) or woolly thyme with silvery foliage--great between pavers.
Armstrong and Armstrong (2009) found the first clear case of substantial pressurized ventilation in a nonflowering plant, Equisetum telmateia.
Already Gone Species known to have gone extinct, or extinct in the wild, since 1500 Mollusks 327 Birds 136 Flowering plants 110 Mammals 79 Fishes 68 Insects 60 Amphibians 39 Reptiles 22 Crustaceans 12 Nonflowering plants 10 Others 2 No known arachnid extinctions.
The development of nonflowering switchgrass varieties would eliminate the possibility that transgenes could escape into the environment and contaminate non-transgene plants.