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n. pl. mon·o·po·di·a (-dē-ə)
A main axis of a plant, such as the trunk of a spruce, that maintains a single line of growth, giving off lateral branches.

[New Latin, from Late Latin monopodius, one-footed, from Greek monopous : mono-, mono- + pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

mon′o·po′di·al (-dē-əl) adj.


(Pathology) a physical deformity in which the lower limbs appear to be fused together
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However, monopodia showed non-significant positive correlation.
Boll weight at harvest on cotton plant sympodia and monopodia in fruit removal (FR) studies conducted at Tifton, GA, in 1998 and 1999.
arboreum revealed parabolic growth nature with increase in dose rate in some traits (plant height, monopodia, sympodia, boll weight, and lint percentage), mostly in case of EMS (Fig.
On the Wrotham cabinet the therm figures of Ceres and Bacchus, emblematic of summer and autumn, that support the stand of the Drumlanrig cabinet, and also appear on the Wallace cabinet, were replaced around 1795-1800 by Egyptian monopodia, introducing neo-classical restraint in place of baroque exuberance.
All bolls produced on monopodia were pooled separately.
reduction in monopodia profuse flowering higher boll setting and opening at earlier stages of crop growth less and smaller leaves shorter internode length semi-determinate types lower sympodial node number short sympodial branches cluster fruit bearing types medium boll size sub-okra types and dwarf stature plants.