lateral bud


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lateral bud

n.
A bud located on the side of the stem, usually in a leaf axil.
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The encapsulated units, individually formed by a lateral bud wrapped in sodium alginate matrix, were subjected to three washes with autoclaved distilled water to remove the excess of Ca[Cl.
The aim of this study was to study the effect of different concentration of growth regulators on callus induction from leaf and lateral bud explants and optimize a protocol for plant regeneration of induced calli.
It is well known that cytokinins stimulate plant cell division and participate in the release of lateral bud dormancy, induction of adventitious bud formation, growth of lateral buds, and in the cell cycle control.
The conical stem produces a single aboveground shoot from the terminal bud and a new bulb from a lateral bud.
This indicates that after the inflorescence has been formed by the main growth point a single lateral bud then takes over the role of vertical growth and forms a new crown.
The lateral bud should not be completely covered, because the bud will remain too moist and rot (Figure 7-9).
The rating system is, however, constrained from usefulness until about September because plants will not usually express damage signs such as lateral bud formation and broken tops until then.
Inhibition of lateral branch development by auxin is clearly indirect, possibly involving control of the concentration of other hormones in the lateral bud tissue (2).
It is part of a larger study (Cline and Deppong 1999) to test the hypothesis that apical dominance is the primary source of control on lateral bud outgrowth in paradormancy.
Unless a lateral bud can resume the upward growth, a new shoot must start again at the base of the plant, where less space and light exist.
If a terminal bud is removed, the next closest lateral bud inherits its strength and growth.

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