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Abaxial

Facing away from the axis of an organ or organism; the abaxial surface of a leaf is the underside or side facing away from the stem.Pertaining to a leaf surface that is facing away from the stem.


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Co2

... plant. If you refer to a plant living on water surfaces, then reason tells me there might probably be more stomata on the adaxial than on the abaxial surface, though the difference would be minimum. Several factors are in play when considering this kind of adaptation, thus it is perhaps sort ...

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by JAP1st
Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:53 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Co2
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amyloplast in leaves??

Hello, I recently observed by electron microscopy Arabidopsis first leaves, on 3 week-old plantlets. I cut in the abaxial side of the 2nd leaf, and i what i observed is amyloplasts everywhere. What the hell they are doing here? Does anyone know something to explain this? If you ...

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by samuelmain
Thu Dec 27, 2007 2:49 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: amyloplast in leaves??
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Views: 2170

Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia

... a distinctive yellow cream coloration. Addendum: The color, banding, blotches and spots mentioned are adaxial in general for both subspecies. The abaxial area (lower chest and belly region to vent) is void of bands and spots. It is generally a solid green or aqua. References: Balsai, Michael J.; ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia
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subspecies comparision of the Genus: Corucia

... a distinctive yellow cream coloration. Addendum: The color, banding, blotches and spots mentioned are adaxial in general for both subspecies. The abaxial area (lower chest and belly region to vent) is void of bands and spots. It is generally a solid green or aqua. References: Balsai, Michael J.; ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Fri Aug 25, 2006 8:06 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: subspecies comparision of the Genus: Corucia
Replies: 0
Views: 4814

Search of the First Flower

... fruiting axes and remains of two subtending leaves. Scale bar, 5 mm. (B) Enlarged view of the carpels showing remains of the adaxial crest, abaxial venation, seeds in each carpel, and finger-like prominences. Scale bar, 5 mm. (C) Portion of a seed removed from a carpel, as viewed by scanning ...

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by Miyis
Tue Jan 31, 2006 5:08 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Search of the First Flower
Replies: 1
Views: 2330


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