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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Canonical rules for plant organ biomass partitioning and growth allocation.
Then they were dried to determine total dry weight and dry weight of each plant organ (roots, petioles + stem + shoots and leaves), by drying in an oven at 70 [grados]C for 48 h.
Heat accumulation in plant tissues increases plant leaf temperature, which in turn changes the convective heat exchange of the plant organ with the environment.
It is divided into two parts: Morphological Description, sorted by plant organ and followed by entries for specific groups (e.
Each plant organ has its own morphology and performs a specific function within the plant.
He explained how growers can use weather forecasts and precision monitoring equipment in small fruit to accurately measure specific plant organ temperatures, to assist in protective practices start-up, shut-down and continuous plant monitoring, and eliminate some of the guesswork.
The root is the plant organ that typically grows underground, although aerial roots do occur.
Their Lolium research had shown that gibberellins activate a member of the MYB family of developmental genes, which play key roles in plant organ development.
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.