leaf blade

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Noun1.leaf blade - especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petioleleaf blade - especially a leaf of grass or the broad portion of a leaf as distinct from the petiole
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
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For the determination of leaf blade intake (in % of BW), the mean flow of intake was multiplied by 100 and divided by the stocking rate.
"This grass has a thin leaf blade and a slow rate of growth," Wolfin said.
Variation in true leaf area of (A) Psychotria carthagenensis and (B) Psychotria hoffmannseggiana, as a function of the product of leaf blade length and width (LxW) using the models that were found to best estimate leaf area.
In relation to luminosity, it is possible to mention, among others, greater thicknesses of the leaf blade and palisade parenchyma in leaves collected in the sun, which can increase the photosynthetic potential (EVERT, 2013; AMORIM; MELO JUNIOR, 2017).
Tiller number, stem diameter, leaf blade width and leaf blade length were also determined for plants in the first and second cuttings.
Be careful not to bruise the leaf blade because damaged leaves will rot.
'BRS Energia' were determined at 80 DAS based on the percentage of cell membrane damage (%D), relative water content (RWC) in the leaf blade, leaf succulence (SUC), plant height (PH), stem diameter (SD) and leaf area (LA).
High GCV were recorded for fresh leaf weight (22.51), millable cane (22.28), bud size (24.02), and individual cane weight (37.79); while leaf blade width (19.43), dried leaf weight (15.42), number of tillers (16.20), and cane diameter (17.58) showed medium GCV and leaf blade length (4.45), chlorophyll content (5.39), number of internodes (5.00), internode length (8.55), plant height (7.14), stalk length (4.38), and brix% (7.05) exhibited low GCV.
Primary data were recorded on days to heading (DTH), days to maturity (DTM), plant height (PH), stem length (SL), peduncle length (PL), peduncle extrusion (PE), spike length (SpL), flag leaf auricle height (FLAH), flag leaf node height (FLNH), flag leaf sheath length (FLSL), flag leaf blade length (FLBL), flag leaf blade width (FLBW), productive tillers (PT), non-productive tillers (NPT), percent lodging (L), spike weight (SpW), grain yield per spike (GYPSp), grains per spike (GPSp), tiller vegetative mass (TVM), 1000 kernel weight (TKW), grain yield (GY) and biological yield (BY).