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adventitious

(of a plant or animal part) developing in an abnormal position, as a root that grows from a stem
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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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In contrast, using TDZ prevented developing of elongated meristem to a single plantlet and caused axillary bud emersion and subsequently adventitious shoot induction (Figure 1).
Ieamkhang and Chatchawankanphanich (2005) reported that adventitious shoots were induced on media containing timentin or clavamox with no significant differences.
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The surface-sterilized primary explants of red pitaya were inoculated in culture medium for adventitious shoot induction and proliferation.
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