adventitious root

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Noun1.adventitious root - root growing in an unusual location e.g. from a stemadventitious root - root growing in an unusual location e.g. from a stem
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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Anatomically, an adventitious root may have anatomical differences from a primary root formed by the seedlings, which can affect root hydraulic conductivity and consequently gas exchange, growth, and productivity.
The formation of an indirect adventitious root system was observed in pequi stakes.
Promoting roles of melatonin in adventitious root development of Solanum lycopersicum L.
Exogenous IBA and inoculation with Agrobacterium rubi stimulate adventitious root formation on hardwood stem cuttings of two rose genotypes.
In vegetative propagation, adventitious root development is a key step which contains root induction, root initiation and projection, related to the emergence of root primordial (Berthon et al., 1990; Heloir et al., 1996).
Giri D, "Role of auxin on adventitious root formation and subsequent growth of cutting raised plantlets of Ginkgo biloba L," International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, vol.
An historical evaluation of adventitious rooting research to Biology of adventitious root formation.
Adventitious root growth was significantly affected by the NaCl X P interaction, except for adventitious root dry weight percentages (Table 2) where the separate effect of NaCl was significant.