axillary bud


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axillary bud

[′ak·sə‚ler·ē ′bəd]
(botany)
A lateral bud borne in the axil of a leaf.
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It was observed that leaf explants in media containing 1 mg/l (NAA) and 1 mg/l Kinetin have produced the most Embryogenesis Percentage with the mean of 95.93 percent while the most embryogenic calli in stem explants are provided by the medium containing 1 mg/l NAA and 0.5 mg/l Kinetin with a mean of 83.78 percent and in Axillary bud explants using the medium containing 1 mg/l NAA and 1 mg/l Kinetin with a mean of 87.63 percent (Figures 1).
Plants from regenerated shoot tips or axillary buds usually show higher genetic stability and have a lower risk of somaclonal variation when compared to plants regenerated by organogenesis (ABDULLAH et al., 1986).
Axillary bud banks of two semiarid perennial grasses: Occurrence, longevity, and contribution to population persistence.
This is because the nodal segment propagation is limited to the number of axillary buds whereas leaf explants may induce a multitude of new shoots, depending on the regeneration capacity.
P., 2002 "Rapid propagation of Holostemma ada-kodien Schult., a rare medicinal plant, through axillary bud multiplication and indirect organogenesis, " Plant cell Rep., 21, pp.
In soybeans, axillary buds develop into flowers that, when fertilized, become pods containing seeds.
In such case, the central bud is the true axillary bud that will develop into a new lateral branch; the others are called accessory buds.
The main difference between a leaf and a leaflet is the position of the axillary bud, which is located at the base of the entire leaf; leaflets do not have axillary buds.
A phytomer consists of a leaf and leaf sheath, node, internode, and the associated axillary bud below the point of sheath attachment (Moore and Moser, 1995).
Sometimes a leaflet may be larger in size than many simple leaves, therefore one must learn to look for the axillary bud to determine if the leaf is simple or compound.