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epicuticle

(ĕp′ĭ-kyo͞o′tĭ-kəl)
n.
The outermost layer of cuticle of an arthropod exoskeleton, composed mostly of wax.
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Once the cuticle of the leaves constitute a barrier that, among other functions, protects the plant against pathogens by consisting of a physical barrier and by providing a dynamic defense based on signaling circuits and effector molecules (Reina-Pinto & Yephremov, 2009), the epicuticular wax disruption in V.
7]) reaction with epicuticular wax that cause to colour change.
Epicuticular protein pellicle was observed only in Caesalpinia echinata (Fig.
The electromicrographies of epicuticular wax and trichomes were obtained using a Scanning Electronic Microscope (SEM) JEOL JSM-6380LV, and the documentation in Photonic Leica Microscope DMLB, attached to an image capture system.
Stomatal and epidermal cell size, lower frequency, thickening of cell wall, epicuticular wax deposition alterations and chlorosis are among the structural modifications in leaves deriving from pollution (Mhatre & Chaphekar, 1985; Mohapatra et al.
The epidermic cells of the leaves are covered by a dense layer of epicuticular wax, threadlike in Festuca carpetana and forming shaped plates in Festuca indigesta Boiss.
Furthermore, herbicide formulation influenced spray droplet dispersal patterns on the leaf, leaf traits including surface topography, roughness, and crystalline or amorphous epicuticular waxes that influence herbicidal retention (Boize et al.
Esto debido a la dureza de la testa, y al ser impermeable por la cera epicuticular que la recubre no permite que el agua penetre al embrion.
1986 "The influence of berry contact within grape clusters on the development of Botrytis cinerea and epicuticular wax.
We believe this explanation may not be sufficient and present images of a dense epicuticular wax present on the galls that may slow evaporation.
The micro/nanometer-scale papillae and epicuticular wax with a low surface energy are present on the lotus leaf surfaces, which create the voids among the rough structures to trap air and prevent the surfaces from being wetted.