propagule


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propagule

[′präp·ə‚gyül]
(botany)
A reproductive structure of brown algae.
A propagable shoot.
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For many crops and their wild progenitors, propagule characters are an excellent index or gauge of the relative state of domestication, and this is the case in Cannabis (Small, 1975a).
However, the propagules and seedlings used in reforestation are not necessarily free from disease and pests.
example, eddies--that suspend propagules (216) of fouling organisms for
Consequently, the propagule pressure is still larger, as well as the probability of release of certain species in body waters.
Among the topics discussed by this volume's 33 papers are the importance of ecological and phylogenetic conditions for the occurrence and frequency of sexual cannibalism, responses of humid tropical trees to rising carbon dioxide, the role of propagule pressure in biological invasions, nongenetic inheritance and its evolutionary implications, spontaneous mutation accumulation studies in evolutionary genetics, geologic and biologic controls on the evolution of reefs, molecular estimation of dispersal for ecology and population genetics, the origin and subsequent diversification of the angiosperm flower, the evolutionary genetics of emerging viruses, belowground herbivory and plant defenses, genetic consequences of range expansions, and the role of animal pollination in plant speciation.
Once the coffee bean is contaminated with a fungal propagule this can start producing mycotoxins during this drying period without external indications of contamination.
Although the ecological importance of Atlantic white-cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides), New Jersey's only obligate wetland tree species, has been well documented, it was not known whether the geographic origin of the propagule had any effect on the growth rate of the individual.
Influence of different treatments on Ni and Co extractable contents, on microbial activity, and on propagule density of a saprolite and hypermagnesian brown soil from New Caledonia, after 9 months incubation For each soil, values followed by the same letter are not significantly different at P = 0.
2008) Short- and long-term effects of disturbance and propagule pressure on a biological invasion.
Ecology, life cycle, and infectious propagule of Cryptococcus neoformans.