adventitious bud


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adventitious bud

[‚ad·ven′tish·əs ′bəd]
(botany)
A bud that arises at points on the plant other than at the stem apex or a leaf axil.
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For elongation of shoots, the calli with adventitious buds divided into several sections (each section containing 3-5 adventitious buds) were transferred to MS medium supplemented with [GA.
The ability to branch by adventitious buds may confer this species a higher tolerance to the stress caused by transplantation.
Forest Product Laboratory's Wood Handbook, is a "hard, woody outgrowth on a tree, more or less rounded in form, usually resulting from the entwined growth of a cluster of adventitious buds.