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leaf sheath

n
(Botany) the basal part of a grass leaf that encircles the stem
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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).
The plumule of the embryonic axis is differentiated in two leaf primordia, constituted by the first and second leaf sheath (Figure 4--vi and vii).
Foxtail palm has green leaf sheath on trunk which extends below crown.
boisduvalii was found on leaves, stems, and capsules of its host, these insects were most commonly observed clustered in protected areas near the leaf midrib or under the leaf sheath.
Larvae and adults live in the leaf sheath and stalk, sucking up the contents of plant cells, causing a series of damages to the crop and thus severely affecting onion production (MOUND; MARULLO, 1996; PALMER et al.
Also, measuring of ridge EC, Nitrogen of leaf and leaf sheath moisture were done along the research for both farms simultaneously.
Leaf blade, leaf sheath, stem rind, stem pith, stem node, ear husk, and tassel were manually striped from the whole corn stover.
Abaca, extracted from the leaf sheath around the trunk of the abaca plant, is exported in the form of fibre and pulp.
e, at high concentrations of toxic ions, the highest amount of K is translocated to the leaf sheath and then to the leaf blades (AQUINO et al.
The longest spines on leaf sheath are shorter than in forest understory.
Another unusual characteristic of the genus is a structure called the contra-ligule, which is a membranous flap on the rim of the leaf sheath on the opposite side from the blade.