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leaf sheath

n
(Botany) the basal part of a grass leaf that encircles the stem
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Multiplier onions are one variation of the common onions that grow and form four to five bulbs inside each leaf sheath.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to synthesize and assess the characteristics of CA from leaf sheath discarded during production of royal palm tree (A.
Abaxial branching was defined as the vegetative outgrowth of an adventitious meristem located on the abaxial surface of the leaf at the base of the leaf sheath (Fig.
The residue (leaf sheath) of the stem generated by the industry during the processing of canned heart-of-palm corresponds to about 85-95% of the weight of the palm depending on the species, and currently has no economic value, and important environmental impact (Helm et al., 2014).
Host range of the European leaf sheath mining midge, Lasioptera donacis Coutin (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a biological control of giant reed, Arundo donax L.
For each of the three individuals selected from each treatment plot, we collected one root sample, one soil sample, and one leaf sheath. Roots were harvested by exposing a small portion of the lateral root system, cutting off a section, and storing it in a Histosette I biopsy cassette with 0.9 mm square openings (Ted Pella, Inc.).
Primary data were recorded on days to heading (DTH), days to maturity (DTM), plant height (PH), stem length (SL), peduncle length (PL), peduncle extrusion (PE), spike length (SpL), flag leaf auricle height (FLAH), flag leaf node height (FLNH), flag leaf sheath length (FLSL), flag leaf blade length (FLBL), flag leaf blade width (FLBW), productive tillers (PT), non-productive tillers (NPT), percent lodging (L), spike weight (SpW), grain yield per spike (GYPSp), grains per spike (GPSp), tiller vegetative mass (TVM), 1000 kernel weight (TKW), grain yield (GY) and biological yield (BY).
The plumule of the embryonic axis is differentiated in two leaf primordia, constituted by the first and second leaf sheath (Figure 4--vi and vii).
Foxtail palm has green leaf sheath on trunk which extends below crown.