shoot

(redirected from Plant shoots)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Drug slang verb To inject a drug, usually understood to mean an abuse substance
Forensics To discharge a firearm

shoot

that part of a vascular plant which is above the ground, consisting of stem and leaves.
References in periodicals archive ?
It is noteworthy that the soils with greater root biomass (Table 7) were also found to be associated with the greatest plant shoot biomass (Table 5) and K uptake (Table 7).
Predicted mean values per pot of plant shoot (stem and leaf) biomass and K uptake efficiency (UPE) for soils and fertiliser K rates Predictions for UPE include soil x fertiliser interactions; plant shoot biomass only includes main treatment effects.
They have introduced or developed improved varieties of these crops and have initiated and promoted efficient farming practices such as fertilization, drip irrigation, bunch pruning, bagging, and the management of banana plant shoots, called ratoons, that give growers an additional crop without replanting.
The Zn uptake by plant shoots and grain increased linearly with biosolid application rates up to 10 t/ha.
The P content of plant shoots is the clearest indicator of fertiliser effectiveness as it combines responses exhibited by both yield and P concentration (Mackay et al.
Swiss chard had significantly greater concentrations of Cd in shoots than wheat, but the effect of salt treatments on Cd concentrations in plant shoots was similar in relative terms.
Concentrations of Cd in plant shoots were therefore not correlated with activities of free [Cd.
The results of the present study corroborates with the findings of Carling and Brown, 1980 who reported that root colonization by most of the Glomus isolates significantly increased plant shoot dry weight in low fertility soil.