apogeotropism

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apogeotropism

[¦a·pō‚jē·ō′trä‚piz·əm]
(botany)
Negative geotropism; growth up or away from the soil.
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Early regrowth of short shoots and the reawakening of the surviving lateral buds of apogeotropic shoots can be explained by rapid mobilization of reserve constituents in stubble.
In terms of location and importance in the formation of aftermath after defoliation of plant formation, the buds are separated to five groups: apical, lateral buds of diageotropic shoots, lateral buds of apogeotropic shoots, buds of tillering zone, and rhizome buds, differing by biometric and biochemical characteristics.
A characteristic feature of boreal cereals is their high capacity for regrowth of lateral buds of apogeotropic aerial shoots.