plant organ


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Noun1.plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungusplant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
septum - a partition or wall especially in an ovary
honey gland, nectary - a gland (often a protuberance or depression) that secretes nectar
archegonium - a female sex organ occurring in mosses, ferns, and most gymnosperms
calyx tube, floral cup, hypanthium - the cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae)
chlamys, floral envelope, perianth, perigone, perigonium - collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
magic mushroom, mescal button, sacred mushroom - the button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin
cup - cup-shaped plant organ
hypobasidium - special cell constituting the base of the basidium in various fungi especially of the order Tremellales
galea - an organ shaped like a helmet; usually a vaulted and enlarged petal as in Aconitum
lamella, gill - any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
fruiting body - an organ specialized for producing spores
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
root cap - thimble-shaped mass of cells covering and protecting the growing tip of a root
root hair - thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell just behind the tip; absorbs nutrients from the soil
stolon, offset, runner - a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
capitulum, head - a dense cluster of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce"
foliage, leaf, leafage - the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
sprout - any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
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In addition to this initial low temperature after late planting the whole plant organ biomass accumulation was significantly reduced because of a further decrease in the mean temperature and interval of plant biomass accumulation before January (Figs.
The proline content changed with the stress type, concentration, and plant organ. Neither S100 nor A100 induced the accumulation of proline.
Plant organs and parts are in a constant dynamic equilibrium and therefore a change in plant leaf temperature is described by the change of the balance of energies of the plant organ or any part thereof at a certain moment of time.
Table 5 summarises data of geographic distribution of the species and presents the attacked plant organ, as well as a brief gall characterisation (based on shape and number of internal chamber).
These data simulate weight increase in each plant organ considering the partitioning factor of biomass driven by the reported development stage of the crop and growth days.
Furthermore, other distinctive sensory features, such as color, can favor the selection of one plant organ over another.
Four measurements were made for each plant organ. After the measurements were completed, the bracts and capsule walls were collected and their surface areas determined.
The environment, line, and replication effects were assumed to be random and plant organ and inoculation effects were considered to be fixed.
The growth and development of each plant organ are influenced by competition from other organs as well as environmental conditions.
The oviposition occurs on superficial tissues, and when the eggs hatch (Meyer, 1987; Miller, 2005), the larvae chew plant cells, and enter the host plant organ. The nutritive cells accumulate lipids and are capable of self-regeneration (Meyer, 1987; Ferreira & Isaias, 2013; Vecchi et al, 2013; Ferreira et al., 2015).