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abscise

(ăb-sīz′)
v. ab·scised, ab·scising, ab·scises
v.tr.
To cut off; remove.
v.intr.
To shed by abscission.

abscise

to cut off or remove.
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One thousand peach fruit that had abscised in response to infestation by plum curculio were gathered at the University of Florida, North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Monticello, FL, in 2003.
One hundred abscised fruit, gathered from the orchard floor, were deposited at each of the 25 sites (5 treatments with 5 replicates).
2) adult plum curculio emerged from 100 abscised fruit under the 5 cone emergence cages.
In total, 930 abscised peaches were collected from the orchard floor in Byron, GA.
1995) or retained in abscised flowers or microstrobili will not travel far from the source.