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adj. Botany
Of, relating to, or stimulating the formation of roots: the rhizogenic effect of auxin.

rhi′zo·gen′e·sis (-ĭ-sĭs) n.


(ˌraɪzəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) ,




(Botany) (of cells and tissues) giving rise to roots
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According to the authors, at the end of 60 days, it was seen that calluses were formed and rhizogenic initiation occurred on the budsticks/cleft branches of quince trees.
From the results, it may be seen that the cuttings collected from the apical portion of the branches have high rhizogenic potential, agreeing with Pio et al.
In the avocado case, a woody tree, the ability to produce seeds that show high potential to grow sprouts from emerged seedling is a strategy to increase the number of young propagules with high rhizogenic capacity, maximizing the seedlings production.
Each micro-shoot was separated from clumps and implanted in 1/2 MS medium enriched with IBA for checking the rhizogenic ability of phytohormone.
Formation of a rhizogenic calcrete during a glacial stage (Oxygen Isotope Stage 12): its palaeoenvironmental stratigraphic significance.