apical meristem


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apical meristem

n.
A meristem at the tip of a plant shoot or root that causes the shoot or root to increase in length.
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Of note, tpst-1 shows an extremely short-root phenotype accompanied by a considerable decrease in proximal meristem activity in the root apical meristem,11),43) suggesting that at least one tyrosine-sulfated peptide regulates root meristem development.
It indicated that the lateral dominance is triggered by decapitating the shoot apical meristem or artificially decreasing the concentration of auxin in plant tissues which results in an increase of secondary branches and pods plant-1 (Elizabeth et al.
Apical meristem (1-2 mm long) buds were excised from shoot tips and inoculated on fresh MS and Benzyl adenine for regeneration.
Diatraea magnifactella Dyar (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) feeds on the apical meristem, pods, and leaves and penetrates the knots to feed on the stem of the sugarcane plant (Saccharum officinarum L.
Early in development, the shoot apical meristem produces only leaves, each of which develops a meristem in its axil.
F: beginning of the cordate shape, with the establishment of a well-developed apical meristem (arrow), 26 days.
For surface sterilization all apical meristem were taken from upper portions of the plants.
They look like a formation of primordia (the first leaves), as well as the apical meristem.
Efficient shoot regeneration from direct apical meristem tissue to produce virus-free purple passion fruit plants.
The tiller is the basic growth unit of forage grasses, with development based on the successive differentiation of phytometers at different development stages from the same apical meristem (VALENTINE; MATTHEW, 1999).
47cm) was obtained on the MS medium containing 2,4-D (6 mgl-1) + BAP (1 mgl-1) from apical meristem explant.