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mixed bud

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(Botany) a bud containing both rudimentary flowers and foliage leaves
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Noun1.mixed bud - a bud yielding both leaves and flowersmixed bud - a bud yielding both leaves and flowers
bud - a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
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The mixed bud percentage was higher near the cane apex in the three different treatments (Figure 2A).
In kiwifruit crop, pruning is performed aiming to give the plant a certain shape in relation to the planting system used, to optimize production, to improve the action of pollinating insects (bees, mainly), to make phytosanitary treatments more efficient and to improve air circulation and light diffusion, allowing the regular development of fruits and the formation of mixed buds for the following year (CACIOPPO, 1989).