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tracheary

[′trā·kē‚er·ē]
(botany)
Water-conducting.
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Half of those six genera have tracheids as their imperforate tracheary elements, so water may be retained in those tracheids upon harvesting.
In vitro experiments showed that PSK has pleiotropic effects on cell growth and differentiation such as stimulating cell proliferation in Asparagus and rice,(5),(20) promoting tracheary element differentiation in Zinnia (17),(21) and enhancing somatic embryogenesis in carrot and Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica).
The increased main tiller thickness may be triggered by increasing parenchymatous cell volume (Martins & Castro, 1999) and enhancing tracheary element differentiation (Pesquet & Tuominen, 2011) due to ethylene overproduction in explant tissues.
The presence of anomocytic stomata, polygonal epidermal cells with wavy anticlinal walls, helical thickened vessels, and xylem tracheary elements with crystals as well as the absence of trichomes and secretory ducts in A.
Bordered pit pairs control movement of water from one tracheary element to the next in the wood of vascular plants (Zimmermann, 1983; Pittermann et al., 2005).
Lignification completely prevents digestion of xylem and tracheary tissues of legumes.
Lignin, the second most abundant renewable biopolymer on the Earth, exists in all woody plants and plays a vital role in plant growth and development by improving water conduction through xylem tracheary elements and enhancing the strength of fibrous tissues [8].
Effect of light and activated charcoal on tracheary element differentiation in callus cultures of Pinus radiata D.
In angiosperms, the differentiation of tracheary elements and fibers involves the synthesis of a lignified secondary cell wall between the primary cell wall and the plasma membrane.
8 The most distinctive xylem cells of a plant are the long tracheary elements that transport what throughout the plant?
Vascular patterning can easily be analyzed during tracheary element differentiation form preexisting vasculature, however, their identification during the pre-existing vasculature is not an easy task [4].