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trifoliate

[trī′fō·lē‚āt]
(botany)
Having three leaves or leaflets.
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All Trifolium species have compound leaves with three leaflets (trifoliolate), and they differ in leaf shape and stem characteristics (Figure 18-11).
It has erect, hollow stems that bear pinnately compound trifoliolate leaves.
Again line drawings and numerous scans are provided to help distinguish between trifoliolate, palmate, pinnate, bipinnate and tripinnate leaves (Fig.
Newly expanded trifoliolate leaves were collected from either growth chamber-or greenhouse-grown plants.
Local necrotic lesions developed initially in both unifoliolate leaves and upper trifoliolate leaves (Fig.
Three weeks after inoculation, trifoliolate leaf samples were tested for the presence of BPMV, SMV, TRSV, and TSV by double antibody sandwich ELISA (Clark and Adams, 1977) using Agdia antibodies and protocol (Agdia, Inc., Elkhart, IN).
At those dates, plants had a fully expanded first trifoliolate and an expanding second trifoliolate.
Two trifoliolate leaves were photographed per plot, but only the terminal leaflet was analyzed.
Seed were germinated and grown in a greenhouse in commercial potting mix to the third trifoliolate leaf stage.
14), a single viviparous alate was placed on the abaxial side of the lamina of the center leaflet of a new, fully expanded trifoliolate leaf of individual [V.sub.1]- to [V.sub.2]-stage plants (Fehr and Caviness, 1977) with the aid of a moist camel's hair paint brush.
Brakke and Gardner (1987) reported that a low rate of early growth in pigeonpea was associated with a lack of exposed cotyledons and small unifoliolate and trifoliolate leaves.
Reduced densities of uredinia of the rust fungus, Uromyces appendiculatus Unger, on trifoliolates of common bean were obtained when INA was applied at least 7 d before inoculation, but not at 2 h before inoculation (Dann and Deverall, 1996).