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floret

a small flower, esp one of many making up the head of a composite flower

floret

[′flȯr·ət]
(botany)
A small individual flower that is part of a compact group of flowers, such as the head of a composite plant or inflorescence.
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Floret dimension (cm)###1.3 x 1.6 +- 0.04###1.8 x 2.4 +- 0.05 5.7 x 5.6 +- 0.08###1.3 x 1.7 +- 0.08###1.8 x 2.4 +- 0.12###6.3 x 6.6 +- 0.09
It is elucidated that floret 3, possessing small grains had longer and slender vascular bundles which probably resist the movement of assimilate.
Usually the farmers remove the florets at the end of flowering when the colour and its quality in not so good, therefore to find out the appropriate stage of florets removal is important (Omidi, A.H.
Renaud Piarroux, * ([dagger]) Nathalie Floret, * ([dagger]) Jean-Francois Viel, * ([dagger]) Frederic Mauny, * ([dagger]) and Bruno Hoen * ([dagger])
Inflorescence and floret abortion (Table 4) also contributes to the reduction of potential seed number (P) as observed in our experiments where P was decreased by 56 to 99% in plants submitted to severe water deficit compared with well-watered plants (Table 3).
It really refers to the small disk florets which are the center part of the composite flower.
We are looking to partly cook the florets. Drain the cauliflower, then tip into an ovenproof dish.
Floret petals (100 mg) were extracted with 5 ml of 80% ethanol and centrifuged at 3000 rpm for 10 minutes.
In 2004 and 2014, floret and fruit production were estimated from a minimum of 20 randomly chosen, flowering plants.
There is a need to gain insight regarding the effect of humic acid application on grain, floret production and vase life of gladiolus flowers.
We're one step closer to living the dreamy life of our favorite farmer-florist, Erin Benzakein of Floret in Mount Vernon, Washington, thanks to her new line of cut-flower seeds and tubers to grow in our own gardens.
The Qataris dominated the show, winning the floret and sabre competitions, while the Iraqis took the epee gold.