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Reproducing by buds or gemmae.

[Latin gemma, bud; see gemma + -parous.]

gem·mip′a·rous·ly adv.
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(Biology) (of plants and animals) reproducing by gemmae or buds. Also: gemmiferous
gemˈmiparously adv
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albicans in budding period was selected randomly, gemmiparous hyphae with length of 8 to 20 [micro]m were selected and divided into 5 equal parts perpendicular to the 4 survey lines in long axis of hypha; XzDate value in each site of survey lines was measured.
A pot experiment focusing on the AV loss from DSR fields in gemmiparous and early seedling stages indicated that monthly AV loss from rice fields with different nitrogen managements accounted for 27.6-59.7% of nitrogen inputs, which was much higher than AV loss from conventional transplanted rice fields with the similar nitrogen managements.
In flooding irrigation fields, 30-50 mm standing water (up to 10 mm in gemmiparous and early seedling stage) was maintained except in later tillering and yellow maturity period.