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1. (Science: botany) A shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker. A piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting.

2. Hence, a descendant; an heir; as, a scion of a royal stock.

Origin: OF. Cion, F. Scion, probably fron scier to saw, fr. L. Secare to cut. Cf. Section.

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grafting and chromosomes

In a plant grafting is done and the stock has 48 chromosomes and scion has 24 chromosomes . Then the no. of chriomosomes in a root cell and in egg of stock and scion respectively is........???

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by agent007
Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: grafting and chromosomes
Replies: 8
Views: 3074

Scion image software for tubulogenesis assay

Dear all: I saw some paper describing that they calculate the branch points, vessel length and total vessel area with Scion image software I download the software successfully, however, I still feel hard to calculate these criteria just according to the manual The software provider ...

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by willowwung
Sat Jun 30, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Scion image software for tubulogenesis assay
Replies: 0
Views: 1311

plant reproduction

... characteristics of two plant varieties in a single plant. For example, the stock may have roots which are resistant to soil pests, whereas the scion may bear a desirable kind of fruit. However, there is no mixing of the heredity of the scion and stock. I feel very confused about these two sentences. ...

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by MIA6
Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:42 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: plant reproduction
Replies: 2
Views: 2154

Hope this helps!

1. When making a graft on a tree, it is extremely important that the cambium layer and the scion layer are matched up as closely as possible. These two surfaces if not matched up properly will allow the cambium layer to dry out. They need to form a bond which is like ...

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by shopgirl
Mon Feb 20, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Grafting? and other plant realted questions
Replies: 9
Views: 11233

Trees and other garden quetions

1. When you make a graft on a tree, why is it essential for you to be sure that the cambium layer of the stock and that of the scion are in contact with each other? 2. What kind of graft would you use to save a fruit tree that has been completely girdled by a rabbit gnawing off a ring ...

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by Marebear668
Mon Dec 19, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trees and other garden quetions
Replies: 1
Views: 2306
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