tuberous root


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tu′berous root′


n.
a true root so thickened as to resemble a tuber, but bearing no buds or eyes.
[1660–70]
tu′berous-root′ed, adj.
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At 55 days post-transplantation, the plants were harvested, washed in purified, separated into fine roots, tuberous root and shoot, and then dried at 55 [degrees]C.
With a sharp knife split water lilies into smaller pieces, each with a piece of tuberous root sprouting new shoots and a few tightly rolled leaves.
It's a perennial that retains its leaves all year round, growing out of a tuberous root.
For construction of sequencing libraries, the roots of five independent R1, R2, R3 and R4 plants, respectively were collected at the tuberous root expansion stage (July 22, 2015).
Asahi, "Increase in catalase mRNA in wounded sweet potato tuberous root tissue," Plant and Cell Physiology, vol.
(C) Dry matter of tuberous root (RDM): Two roots from the useful area were weighed, cut into small slices, placed in paper bags and dried in a forced-air oven with circulation at 65[degrees]C until constant mass.
Yacon (Smallanthussonchifolius) has become increasingly popular worldwide owing to the nutritional and prebiotic function of its tuberous root. Elucidating the molecular mechanism controlling the expansion of the tuberous root in yacon is important for its breeding and in vitromanipulation.
A Yacon is a tuberous root grown in the Andes mountains.
Miroestrol was isolated from the tuberous root of Pueraria candollei var.
jalapa tuberous root extract showed cutaneous wound healing potential on both excision and dead space wound models in Wistar albino rat [6].
Botanically, the food-storage organs that allow various plants to survive from one growing season to the next are identified by different terms such as bulb, tuber, tuberous root, rhizome and corm.
Cassava is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates.

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