determinate growth

determinate growth

[də′tər·mə·nət ′grōth]
(botany)
Growth in which the axis, or central stem, being limited by the development of the floral reproductive structure, does not grow or lengthen indefinitely.
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furzeri displays determinate growth and undergoes rapid senescence in as little as three months.
By controlling parameter values, our comprehensive model gives various growth curve shapes ranging from indeterminate to determinate growth.
It tends towards determinate growth when p is close to 1.
0, the growth rate after maturation converges to zero because most surplus energy is devoted to reproduction, generating more determinate growth (Fig.
3, J-L), df/dt converges to a constant value after maturation as a result of determinate growth and constant surplus energy, defined by Equation 2.
Their fast, determinate growth meant the giant club mosses generated enormous quantities of peat.