terminal bud


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terminal bud

[′tər·mən·əl ‚bəd]
(botany)
A bud that develops at the apex of a stem. Also known as apical bud.
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Apoptotic activity in main salivary ducts for canalization is also mediated by caspases mainly by caspase-8.9 Salivary glands undergo further branching to reach the terminal bud stage at E17.1,19 Lumen formation of terminal buds is regulated by p53 protein.
Sixteen of the 58 glands were from the pseudoglandular stage but none of these expressed BPIFA1, 22 were at the canalicular stage, four (18%) of which expressed BPIFA1, and 20 were from the terminal bud stage with 13 (65%) expressing BPIFA1.
The goldenrod gall fly ecloses from the previous season's galls and females oviposit into the terminal buds of young S.
In our study, the severe infestation of this larvae leading to crown bending and dwarfing followed by the death of terminal bud occurred only in the cultivars Succary and Sultana.
If the terminal bud of the bean is removed, the buds in the axils of the cotyledons develop.
Few reports have shown the addition of thidiazuron (18.17[micro]M) on MSBM induces shoot and roots from the terminal bud explants of turmeric and the shoot induction rate was found to be 18.22 [26].
That is the newly grown vegetative shoots comprise of terminal bud, two to three leaves immediately below it and the intervening stalk.
Students are asked to "adopt" a terminal bud on a tree in their yard to study, observe, and measure from its dormant stage in winter until it blooms in spring.
When left to their own devices, chrysanthemums tend to grow tall until a terminal bud forms at the tip of the main stem.
If this pruning is done faithfully each summer and the terminal bud at the end of each branch is removed the tree will not outgrow its cover for many years if ever.
When a tree develops a central stem with an undamaged terminal bud, that tip bud has the job of sending signals to the rest of the tree, in the way of hormones released, that tell the tree it has a leader and a direction to follow.
Young date leaves are cooked and eaten as a vegetable, as is the terminal bud or heart.