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adventitious

(of a plant or animal part) developing in an abnormal position, as a root that grows from a stem

adventitious

[‚ad·ven′tish·əs]
(biology)
Also known as adventive.
Acquired spontaneously or accidentally, not by heredity.
Arising, as a tissue or organ, in an unusual or abnormal place.
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Considering these information, the objective of this work was to describe the effect of silver nitrate and cobalt chloride on the frequency of adventitious shoot regeneration and number of shoots per explant of in vitro culture of Cotyledonary node of medium staple cotton cultivar Barac B-67.
High frequency of adventitious shoot regeneration from commercial cultivars of evening primrose (Oenothera spp.
Adventitious shoots were growing from basal culms of harvested plants.
1999) and its members readily form adventitious shoots from the stem base while Huperzia is ancestrally terrestrial, (Wikstrom et al.