leaf bud


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leaf bud

[′lēf ‚bəd]
(botany)
A bud that produces a leafy shoot.
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Within an area of [approximately equal to] 10 x 10 m, 16 of 32 selected, equally sized plants, were randomly chosen and defoliated on 2 June 1988, [approximately equal to]3 wk before the new leaf buds opened, and soon after the ground became free from snow.
The tea plant, Camellia Sinensis, is an evergreen shrub whose leaves and leaf buds are used to produce tea.
Fat buds are flower buds, slim ones are leaf buds. Try to retain as many fat buds as possible.
ochraceus trees flower when leaf fall (in moist soils) or the first rains (in dry soils) reduce the water stress and make water available for the opening of dormant flower buds and the production of leaf buds. The observations presented here show that the first rains do trigger the opening of dormant flower buds in some populations (explosive pattern), but this phenomenon occurs indiscriminately in populations in dry soils or in soils close to water courses, with presumed moister soils.
Reduce to two leaf buds on stems 30cm from the ground.
On the branches of the crepe myrtle, tight leaf buds are clinging beside the husks of last summer's berries.
"Hydrangeas let you know when it is time to cut the stems back, as green leaf buds start to show in late winter.
As the sap begins to flow in members of the flora family, it triggers the emergence of fresh leaf buds, while their fruit bearing kin cover themselves with masses of blossoms in all shades of pink and white.
To counter variation in the effectiveness of vinegar defoliants, check the weeds you sprayed daily for at least three days after treatment, as some leaf buds may continue to develop.
| SEE if you can you find any leaf buds on the trees.
It often starts its display as early as October and though sometimes it can be deformed by extremely bitter weather, it recovers, producing more flowers that can carry on until the leaf buds begin to swell in March.
Annual growing capacity and productivity potential were analyzed by determining the number of leaf buds and flower buds.