pedicel

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pedicel

[′ped·ə‚sel]
(botany)
The stem of a fruiting or sporebearing organ.
The stem of a single flower.
(zoology)
A short stalk in an animal body.
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The active nest had 12 pedicels, 600 brood cells, and 15 adult wasps.
The phloem inflow to the berry is regulated by rates of berry growth, transpiration, respiration and sugar accumulation as well as sugar concentration of the pedicel phloem sap.
Caption: FIGURE 6: Distribution of ninety-one fresh-market tomato genotypes based on pedicel type.
0.5 mm long, caducous on the old parts, intense on the young branches, distributed on the branches, stipules, petioles, rachis, leaflets, inflorescences, bracts, pedicels, margin with sepals and abaxial surface with the petals.
indicum including raw materials from different plant parts (seeds, whole fruits, flowers, leaves, pedicels, and stalks), tissue-cultured plants from different growth stages, and callus cultures.
For the extraction of enzymes, nine grams of a fresh sample pedicels were ground in a tissue homogenizer (Polytron) for one minute with 54 mL of sodium chloride 2 M (extraction solution) plus 90 mL of sodium metabisulphite 35% (to prevent oxidation from phenolics) in ice bath.
lloydianum, but differs in its fibrillose peristome, larger pedicel (up to 4 mm high), and basidiospores with prominent truncate warts (Sunhede, 1989; Pegler et al., 1995; Soto & Wright, 2000).
corymbosa is distinguished by the combination of nearly glabrate leaves with both the lamina and the petiole eglandular, very congested clusters of flowers, long slender peduncles and pedicels that are sericeous to glabrescent, eglandular bracteoles, the orbicular samara that is only broadly and shallowly emarginate at the apex, and the pilose disc below the fruit.
Tomato flower pedicel is an ideal material to study abscission because of its prominent abscission zone.
capsici by producing globose oogonia with paragynous antheridia, chlamydospore, torulose hyphae and lemon shape of sporangia with long pedicels.