plumule


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plumule

[′plü·myül]
(botany)
The primary bud of a plant embryo.
(vertebrate zoology)
A down feather.
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The genetics of plumule greening and plumule vigor have not previously been reported for chilling-tolerant rice from Nepal.
Plumule length was not different (p<0.05) in different potential of priming (Table 1).
Seed coating with B significantly (P less than 0.01) affected the radicle and plumule lengths, seedling fresh and dry weights and the root score; however there was no effect of B seed coating on leaf score (Table II).
No statistically significant differences (p<0.05) have been found to exist between different water potential on final germination percentage, mean germination time and plumule lenth (Table 1).
Germination of seeds was counted after one week and measured for radicle and plumule growth.
Analysis of variance revealed that plumule length was affected by different priming treatments, whereas plumule length was not significantly different across varieties (Table 1).
The plumule, the rudimentary shoot of the embryo, is usually situated at about a 90[degrees] angle from the root primordium and can bear a variable number of leaf primordia.
[sup.137]Cs concentration was not high in the newly developing tissue itself (i.e., plumule and radicle) but was higher in the surrounding tissue.
The plumule growth of P oleracea was also inhibited by 94% at 0.50 mg/mL; however, a total inhibition was observed at 1.0 and 2.0 mg/mL of the EO doses.
Lotus plumule, also called Lianzixin, is the green seed embryo of the lotus seed.
hysterophorus showed a significant effect on germination rate, plumule length, radicle length, fresh weight, and dry weight of seeds.