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stem - branch : the difference

Postby karenriet » Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:12 pm

there must be differences between a stem end a branch. anyone ?
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Postby Naturebot » Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:36 pm

A stem could be any shoot, either the main primary shoot or one produced by growth of an axillary bud. A branch is always a shoot produced by growth of an axillary bud. Either could be above ground, such as the typical stem of a tomato plant, or below ground, such as rhizomes or corms.
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