clinostat


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clinostat

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klinostat

a mechanism that slowly rotates a pot or other holder containing a plant. Such slow rotation eliminates the effect of gravity on the plant, preventing the root and shoot from showing GEOTROPISM.
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When spores are germinated on a clinostat, the direction of nuclear migration is random, as is the direction of rhizoid growth.
The effect of clinostat rotation on plant protoplasts.
Comparative effectiveness of a clinostat and a slow-turning lateral vessel at mimicking the ultrastructural effects of microgravity in plant cells.