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adventitious

(of a plant or animal part) developing in an abnormal position, as a root that grows from a stem

adventitious

[‚ad·ven′tish·əs]
(biology)
Also known as adventive.
Acquired spontaneously or accidentally, not by heredity.
Arising, as a tissue or organ, in an unusual or abnormal place.
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Determining treatment effect on average number of leaves produced from regenerated adventitious shoots
Adventitious shoot regeneration in a bioreactor system and EST-PCR based clonal fidelity in lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.
On the other hand the induction of adventitious shoots from adult explants also showed budding occurrence, but it was very difficult to induce the development of the shoots from the buds.
Ieamkhang and Chatchawankanphanich (2005) reported that adventitious shoots were induced on media containing timentin or clavamox with no significant differences.
Following in vitro culture, and during 4 weeks, data were recorded on the percentage of explants with adventitious shoots and roots, the percentage of explants with callus, the number of shoots and roots per explant, the shoot and root length, and the percentage of explants with contamination and with browning.
In vitro adventitious shoot regeneration of the medicinal plant meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria (L.
Adventitious shoot formation and plant regeneration from Pinus pinaster Sol.
The appropriate medium formulation for adventitious shoot induction and proliferation of sterilized red pitaya explants was Murashige and Skoog's medium (MS) supplemented with 5.