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Adventitious bud


noun, plural: adventitious buds

(botany) The bud occurring elsewhere on the plant (such as on trunks, roots, or leaves) except from the leaf axils, stem tips and plant apices.


Buds may be classified and described according to their different positions in a plant:

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... B) promotes cell division in stem but inhibits growth in lateral buds c) promotes formation of lateral and adventitious roots d) regulate fruit development e) delay onset of leaf abscission gibberellins ...

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by aileen
Sat Feb 11, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: phytohormones
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