lignification


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lignification

the formation of wood by the deposition of LIGNIN in both primary and secondary cell walls.

lignification

the laying down of lignin in a plant; the last stage in maturation, representing a heavy loss in nutritional value.
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If one considered mature cells to have complete lignification while immature cells have incomplete lignification, then by comparing these two cases, the influence of lignin volume fraction on mechanical properties can be evaluated.
enhanced lignification, polymer cross-linkage, and callose deposition), disruption of [Ca.
It is likely that the seed coat composition, in particular the degree of lignification and the presence and concentration of secondary metabolites with antimicrobial activity, influences the speed of decomposition by microorganisms.
Growth stresses in tension wood: Role of microfibrils and lignification.
Failure to detect CBSV in peelings from mature infected stems suggests that the cell wall lignification and high phenolic compounds, compared to young tender stems (where CBSV was detected), could have negatively impacted on RNA extractions.
Since lignification is important for the plant growth, it is interesting to evaluate whether the genetic modification in glyphosate-resistant soybean affects its lignin level, by providing information about possible side-effects due to this change.
Lignification with maturity affects mostly plant cell walls, but leaves the digestibility of the cell contents relatively unaffected (Van Soest, 1967; 1996; Huhtanen et al.
Palms also demonstrate various degrees of wall thickness and lignification of ground tissue, thereby also adding to mechanical strength and stem hardness (Tomlinson, 1961, 1990).
Effect of nitric oxide on browning and lignification of peeled bamboo shoots.
High temperatures, in particular, are known to increase respiration leading to lignification of the sweet potato cell walls during storage [15].