adventitious bud


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adventitious bud

[‚ad·ven′tish·əs ′bəd]
(botany)
A bud that arises at points on the plant other than at the stem apex or a leaf axil.
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Plants were dissected into flowers, bracts, fleshy roots with adventitious buds, and predominantly haustoria-enriched roots, immediately frozen and homogenized in liquid nitrogen, and stored at -80[degrees]C.
In Guzmania "Hilda", the regeneration of adventitious buds into plantlets was obtained on culture medium supplemented with NAA plus TDZ (HUANG et al., 2011b).
(2009) detected that in this explant the adventitious buds development occurred always at the hypocotyl end.
After 4 weeks' culture, induction of organogenesis was observed and the number of adventitious buds was counted.
Adventitious buds, which can grow in opposite sides (Fig.
Forest Product Laboratory's Wood Handbook, is a "hard, woody outgrowth on a tree, more or less rounded in form, usually resulting from the entwined growth of a cluster of adventitious buds."
Buds that develop on the plant at positions other than the leaf axil are termed adventitious buds. These buds may develop on stems, roots, or leaves, producing new shoots from any of these positions.
Tang, Ishii and Ohba (1996) observed similar results; during the initiation culture on a basal medium WPM, containing 2-8 [micro]M of BA, it was observed that epicotyl explants of Alnus cremastogyne did not elongate, and adventitious buds and shoots were not formed.