mesophyll


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mesophyll

[′mez·ə‚fil]
(botany)
Parenchymatous tissue between the upper and lower epidermal layers in foliage leaves.
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These traits indicate that shade plants invest more in the production of large leaves with thin mesophyll, which produces a leaf structure that is more efficient in light capture (Boardman, 1977; Souza et al.
1980) Establishment of an experimental system for the tracheary element differentiation from single cells isolated from the mesophyll of Zinnia elegans.
On the other hand, this element plays a central role in maintenance of photosynthesis and related process among which are stomatal conductance, mesophyll resistance and RuBisCO activity (photosynthetic C[O.
Direct implications in production may occur by modifying growth, increasing the number of leaves and roots, changing the leaf and root dry matter content, varying the contents of "a" and "b" chlorophyll and altering the thickness of mesophyll and leaf blades (SILVA JUNIOR et al.
In the present study it was found that after inoculation Psse scattered in the substomatal spaces of the spongy mesophyll (dark blue) at 2 DAI as shown by arrow and no obvious changes were observed in the surrounding cells (Fig.
5cm, had simple and hypostomatic epidermis, hypoderm and groups of sclerified cells within mesophyll, and pericyclic fibers around vascular bundles.
The young mesophyll is formed of uniform parenchymatic cells (Figs.
The microscopic observation of the flower powder showed acute hairs, spherical, echinate pollen grains, teliospores of Puccinia malvacearum--a typical parasite of Malva sylvestris that is very common in plants in the Ciudad Universitaria and also appears in the observation made of Althaea officinalis- and parts of subepidermis and mesophyll with oxalate druses (Figure 9).
4, at the same time, it is seen that leaf structure consists of epicuticular - mesophyll and microtubule tissue.
Changes of electric patterns related to feeding in a mesophyll feeding leafhopper Zyginidia scutellaris.