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 (yo͞o′nə-fō′lē-ĭt, -āt′)
adj. Botany
Having a single leaf.
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(ˌjuːnɪˈfəʊlɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
(Botany) having a single leaf or leaflike part
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(ˌyu nəˈfoʊ li ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

1. having only one leaf.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unifoliate - having a single leafunifoliate - having a single leaf      
leafy - having or covered with leaves; "leafy trees"; "leafy vegetables"
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The production of H2O2 in two week-old soybean unifoliate leaves was examined 12 h after application of EplT4 (10 mg) or H2O (negative control).
Such articulation reflects the unifoliate condition of the leaves in Berberis.
Vegetative Stages Stage Description VE Emergence VC Cotyledon growth stage V1 Unifoliate leaves completely unrolled V2 Leaves at node above unifoliate leaves unrolled V3 Three nodes with unrolled leaves Reproductive Stages Stage Description R1 One flower at any node R3 Pod is 1/2 cm long with unrolled leaf R5 Seeds beginning to develop R8 Physiological maturity
The treatments were: 1) control (plants with no injury); 2) removal of one cotyledon; 3) removal of both cotyledons; 4) removal of both cotyledons and one unifoliate leaf; 5) removal of both cotyledons and both unifoliate leaves; 6) removal of one unifoliate leaf; 7) removal of both unifoliate leaves; 8) cut below the unifoliate leaves; 9) removal of the trifoliate leaf sprouts; 10) total defoliation (including trifoliate leaves); and 11) total defoliation with additional removal of the apical bud.
Emergence and plant density were determined by counting the number of plants in a plot at the V2 stage, when the trifoliate at the node above the unifoliate was fully developed (Fehr and Caviness, 1977).
15), two first instar nymphs were placed together on the abaxial side of a unifoliate leaf of four different [V.sub.1]-stage test plants of each test entry with a moist camel's hair paint brush.
Two leaf types of chickpea are currently grown in these regions: one has 'fern' leaves with multiple leaflets attached to a leaf petiole, and the other has 'unifoliate' leaves in which a single, large leaf is attached to the leaf petiole.
Seven unifoliate (UN37, UN56, UN88, UN113, UN162, UN173, UN179) Vicia faba L.
Surutato-77 is a unifoliate kabuli type cultivar developed and released in Mexico, and FLIP 85-58 is a Ascochyta blight resistant germplasm line provided by K.B.
Schnieder (1984) suggested an alternative method of determining FD using mean unifoliate internode length.
Unifoliate internode length (UIL) of seedlings is an indirect measure of internode contraction, and strong positive relationships between UIL and FG (Schneider et al., 1984; Brouwer et al., 1998), UIL and WI, and UIL and FI (Brouwer et al., 1998) have been reported for crosses of winter-sensitive and winter-hardy parents.