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bulbil

[′bəl·bəl]
(botany)
A secondary bulb usually produced on the aerial part of a plant.
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Based on these results, only 3rd instars were used in a 2nd experiment in which larvae were placed on leaves, brown bulbils, and tan bulbils (6 replicates each) and reared to adult emergence.
The mycorrhizal inoculum (live or microwaved roots), the pathogen inoculum, and the bulbils (Genotype A, B or C) were carefully layered in the pots with each element located at specific depths (Fig.
Bulbils and stem bulblets are easy ways to propagate lilies, but only a few cultivated lilies form them.
Up until recently, the traditional and most widely practiced method of growing yams is through the use of tuber or bulbil [19].
produces gemmae or bulbils along the rachis, at the base of the pinnae.
Eventually the stalk dies, and the bulbils start a new clump nearby, hence the name.
Although raphides are present in Dioscorea spp., they are usually more abundant in the leaves and bulbils than the starchy vegetative organs (Ayensu 1972:65; Loy 1994:105).
Lilies can be propagated by seed, bulblets, bulbils, scales, and tissue culture.
In this study, we transplanted seeds, bulbils, and juvenile plants to examine patterns of dispersal limitation and patch occupancy in seven temperate-forest herbs.
Some of these ephemeroid grasses hardly ever produce any seeds and instead reproduce vegetatively or by viviparity, forming bulbils within the inflorescences or in the leaf axils.
Keep them dry, but be sure to collect the little rice grain bulbils which will have appeared, as these can also be potted up in spring to start new plants.