hypocotyl


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hypocotyl

the shoot in a young germinating seedling, located below the cotyledon. See GERMINATION and Fig. 171 .
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ANOVA was used to compare the mean number of shoots per epicotyl and hypocotyl explants, and the F test was applied for orthogonal contrasts.
Proteins with acetylesterase activity have been purified from orange peel (WAIDMANN; HEUSER, 1994) and from the cell walls of bean hypocotyls (BORDENAVE et al.
Although these primary roots did not resume their growth, adventitious roots emerged around the basal portion of the hypocotyl, leading to the development of normal seedlings at a high rate and enabling these seeds to be classified as desiccation tolerant.
Calli induction from hypocotyl segments: Calli induction was 100% in explants of both species 30 days after application of treatments with concentrations from 0.
The aim of this research was to study the adventitious shoots development of Rangpur lime from epicotyl and hypocotyl segments-derived explants cultured in culture media supplemented with benzylaminopurine.
0, according to maximal length and fresh weight of root, hypocotyl, epicotyl, first leaf petiole, trifoliate leaf petiole and leaf blade.
1992 Spectral dependence of light-inhibited hypocotyls elongation in photomorphogenic mutants of Arabidopsis: evidence for a UV-A photosensor.
In summary, NO affects plant growth and differentiation, hypocotyl elongation, senescence, seed germination, root growth and de-etiolation by interacting with plant growth regulators in different plant species (Table 1).
Five of these mutants displays hypocotyl gravitropism and only one has a significantly increased root length.
Control of cell proliferation and differentiation by modulators of ethylene biosynthesis and action in Brassica hypocotyl explants.