lateral meristem


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lateral meristem

n.
A meristem in vascular plants, such as the cambium, in which secondary growth occurs.
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In the monocotyledons, the term etagen/storied relates to the arrangement of cells of the lateral meristem (etagen meristem) and the cork tissue (storied cork) as visible in transverse plane (Cheadle, 1937; Rudall, 1991; Donoghue, 2005; Evert, 2006; Verma & Khosa, 2012), while in the dicotyledons, it refers to the stratified arrangement of cells of the vascular cambium (Fig.
Therefore, rapid multiplication was made by using lateral meristem which were obtained from 4 weeks sterile seedling.
In plants, new cells are produced only in apical meristem and lateral meristem.
Data from development and genetics show that the spikelet pair is actually a small branch complex; one branch produces a single lateral meristem and then terminates in a spikelet, as does the lateral meristem.
Under low nutrient supply, nutrient levels available per lateral meristem are generally insufficient to support overcompensation following shoot apex removal.
In grasses, the pair of spikelets is a shBr that produces a single lateral meristem and then terminates in a spikelet.

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