cladode


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cladode

[′kla‚dōd]
(botany)
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macrorhiza in this study are transitions involving small life-history classes; for instance, the two largest elasticity values are transition from one cladode to 2-3 cladodes and of 2-3 cladode plants remaining in the same stage class for 2 consecutive years.
Cactus moth larvae feed within cactus pads, also referred to as cladodes, which are then quickly taken over by bacterial rot and fungi, and which kill the plant (Mann 1970).
Water storage in cladodes of pricklypear assures a relatively constant supply for physiologic requirements.
As a result, survival of the US Diet strain when reared on PB and WSB diets was not significantly different, but the survival of US Cladode and SA Diet strains when reared on PB and WSB diets was significantly different.
When larvae were ready to pupate, they would leave the cladode and spin white cocoons on the bottom of the container lid.
In their report, dipping individual cladodes of Opuntia stricta in the 1X Dipel rate (Valent USA Corp.
The adults deposit eggs in groups of 30 to 50 on the cladodes, and the gregarious larvae perforate the cladodes devouring the inner part and gradually penetrating the tissue forming large galleries until reaching the central axis of the plant, where inside they pass through larval stages and pupate.
Furthermore, over 100 individuals of Tucumania tapiacola Dyar were collected at 2 sites cohabiting and feeding on the same plants and cladodes with C.