apical dominance


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apical dominance

[′ap·i·kəl ′däm·ə·nəns]
(botany)
Inhibition of lateral bud growth by the apical bud of a shoot, believed to be a response to auxins produced by the apical bud.
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In vitro release of axillary shoots from apical dominance in monocotyledonous plantlets.
In fruit trees, changing the shoot to more horizontal orientation decreases apical dominance and increases cytokinin content (Ito et al.
Strong apical dominance is found in individual tubers and tubers connected in chains [12,19].
When a chain breaks, apical dominance is separated tubers ir released thus enhancing their proliferation.
The role of apical dominance in paradormancy of temperate woody plants: A reappraisal.
It is part of a larger study (Cline and Deppong 1999) to test the hypothesis that apical dominance is the primary source of control on lateral bud outgrowth in paradormancy.
Distribution, fine structure and possible role of transfer cells in relation to apical dominance in the aquatic fern Marsilea drummondii.
adusta may break apical dominance in hydrilla and cause plants to branch before they reach the water surface, as has been shown to occur in hydrilla attacked by the phytophagous midge, Cricotopus lebetis Sublette (Cuda et al.
Transported downward, auxin is known to have a role in controlling apical dominance, stem elongation, tropisms, and root development.
Tension wood is formed by woody dicotyledons to generate the force necessary for reorientation of branches and stems following gravistimulation or loss of apical dominance.