adventitious root


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adventitious root

[‚ad·ven′tish·əs ′rüt]
(botany)
A root that arises from any plant part other than the primary root (radicle) or its branches.
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The positive effect of the application of IBA on the greater emission of adventitious roots was observed in other forest species, mainly in rejuvenated propagules (STUEPP et al.
Response of poststorage carbohydrate levels in pelargonium cuttings to reduced air temperature during rooting and the relationship with leaf senescence and adventitious root formation.
Proper gibberellin localization in vascular tissue is required to regulate adventitious root development in tobacco.
When the adventitious roots formed in the petioles and the leaf vein reached to about 0.
Significant effects of NaCl X P on adventitious root length was clearly demonstrated (Table 2), though adventitious root length was reduced with salinity, it increased by P treatment within concentrations of NaCl less than or equal to 50 mM only (Table 2).
A sample of adventitious roots was collected from each cultivar and immediately placed in polythene sample bags.
Root induction and acclimatization: The study on induction of adventitious roots in lentil is highly important from practical point, since previous studies suggests difficulty in rooting of lentil microcuttings (Bajaj and Dhanju, 1979; Singh and Raghuvanshi, 1989; Saxena and King, 1987; Polanco et al.
Effects of dietary wild-ginseng adventitious root meal on growth performance, blood characteristics and meat quality in growing-finishing pigs.
The data on adventitious root, tillering counts, plant height, root dry weight, and plant dry weight all confirm this improvement in early growth compared with the single-disc opening configuration.
Most of the techniques for cloning plants described here would not be successful without the formation of adventitious roots, or the formation of roots where they would not normally develop.
Though based on a limited number of segregants, this segregation pattern would be consistent with multiple genes contributing to Al resistance of adventitious root systems (a mixture of several root types), perhaps a similar situation as in species such as rice and probably maize (Nguyen et al.