spongy parenchyma


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spongy parenchyma

[′spən·jē pə′reŋ·kə·mə]
(botany)
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Mesophyll is consisted of palisade and spongy parenchyma (Fig.
The nearby palisade and spongy parenchyma cells were observed to become surrounded by bacterium with subsequent thinning and disruption of cell walls.
The California red scale SB moves perpendicularly into the palisade parenchyma and then obliquely or parallel to the spongy parenchyma, keeping more than 85% of its length in both parenchyma tissues.
Under the spongy parenchyma there is a relatively compact parenchyma surrounding the vascular tissue.
The thickness of the spongy parenchyma in leaves of acclimatized plants showed an increase, but at 20 and 40 days no statistical difference was found (Table 2 and Figure 1), indicating that plantlets need a period greater than 40 days to be acclimatized.
5 [micro]m, formed by the concrescence of simple crystals located in the spongy parenchyma (Fig.
The spongy parenchyma of blackbrush leaves is considerably less dense compared to palisade parenchyma, and contain rounded cells immediately beneath the palisade parenchyma, intermixed with some intercellular air space on the abaxial side of the blade (Lei 1999).
In several species studied, the meristem of the leaf cultivated in vitro had poorly formed palisade tissue consisting mainly of spongy parenchyma with large intercellular air spaces.
Cell areas of palisade and spongy parenchyma of ungalled leaflets (n = 40 fields), reserve and nutritive parenchyma of the galls (n = 40 fields), and the length of the larvae in YLG (n = 30) and in MLG (n = 30) were measured with the aid of a clear camera coupled to a light microscope and submitted to the Quantikov Image Analyzer[R].
Among vascular bundles there is a spongy parenchyma with lobate cells (fig.