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Radicle

radicle

(Science: plant biology) The portion of an embryo that gives rise to the root system of a plant.

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is this the radicle or plumule for a dwarf bean?(pic inside)

the only thing i can say foe sure that the radicle emerges always first

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by Blacky11
Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:06 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: is this the radicle or plumule for a dwarf bean?(pic inside)
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is this the radicle or plumule for a dwarf bean?(pic inside)

Radicle will be white in colour and you can observe root hairs even with a hand lens. It will try to grow towards gravity. Perpendicular to it, plumule will emerge and soon turn green (if you are exposing it to light). BTW, ...

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by anjalik
Sat Oct 03, 2009 11:51 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
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is this the radicle or plumule for a dwarf bean?(pic inside)

in accordance to my experience with maize, yes, I think, the radicle emerges always first. Sometimes, it's already quite long, while the plumule didn't emerge yet.

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by JackBean
Fri Oct 02, 2009 10:29 am
 
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Topic: is this the radicle or plumule for a dwarf bean?(pic inside)
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is this the radicle or plumule for a dwarf bean?(pic inside)

hi everyone. i am currently growing seeds for a germination practical and we are meant to record the length of the plumule and radicle. however, i cannot distinguish between the plumule/radicle with the current seeds i am growing. i read somewhere that the radicle is meant to emerge first... ...

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by MohammedA
Wed Sep 30, 2009 2:34 pm
 
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develpoment

... develop into an embryonic root, bud, stalk, and leaf. In most other plants this development occurs prior to seed dispersal: the embryonic root, or radicle, usually grows toward the micropyle; the embryonic bud, called plumule, or epicotyl, is at the end of the embryo opposite to the radicle; the ...

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by daniel.kurz
Sat May 27, 2006 1:37 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: develpoment
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