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propagule

[′präp·ə‚gyül]
(botany)
A reproductive structure of brown algae.
A propagable shoot.
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To maintain the cultures under in vitro conditions while avoiding the frequent sub culturing that result in somaclonal variations,synthetic seeds of rose cultivar were prepared by encapsulating non-embryogenic propagules (nodal segments) of in vitro culture in gelling matrix of alginate with CaCl2 as complexation agent.
This treatment stimulates the development of propagules in place of flowers and fruitlets.
In general, we define as airborne those species that spread through airborne propagules, while the soilborne and waterborne category includes species that mostly spread through soil and water contaminated by propagules.
The first step in the invasion process is related to the introduction of propagules (Levine, 2008).
This review will cover published peer-reviewed articles of tree species during the last two decades, regardless of continents focusing on the dilemmas of seed collection from wood species to capture high quality and genetically diverse propagules in order to establish self-sustaining and evolutionarily adaptive tree populations.
[20]; this inoculum contained roots and ectomycorrhizal propagules of the fungi Amanita muscaria, Amanita sp., and Suillus luteus, which was labeled as Plantation-Soil inoculum (PS) and is traditionally used in local nurseries (34 infective propagules per g); this type of inoculum is used worldwide [1, 21, 22].
Among the main limitations of roots formation we found the ontogenetic age of propagules, determining factor in the formation of adventitious roots, where, in general, propagules with a higher degree of juvenility tend to have higher rooting and vigor (XAVIER et al., 2009; WENDLING et al., 2010).
Though everything may appear visually cleaned up, the interstitial space of the building's structure might yet be teeming with chemical and microbial propagules. Discoloration of interior walls and other places are a primary indicator that microbial remediation is needed.
However, studies focused on the recovery of mangroves impacted by oil are scarce (Burns et al., 1999; Ramsay et al., 2000; Ke et al., 2003; Brito et al., 2009), especially studies using mangrove propagules (Proffitt et al., 1995; Proffitt & Devlin, 1998; Ye & Tam, 2007; Zhang et al., 2007).