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rad·i·cle

(rad'i-kĕl), Do not confuse this word with radical.
A rootlet or structure resembling one, as the radicle of a vein, a minute veinlet joining with others to form a vein, or the radicle of a nerve, a nerve fiber that joins others to form a nerve; the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve.
[L. radicula, dim. of radix, root]

radicle

/rad·i·cle/ (rad´ĭ-k'l) ramulus; one of the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve.

radicle

(răd′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. Botany The part of a plant embryo that develops into a root.
2. Anatomy A small structure, such as a fibril of a nerve, that resembles a root.

rad·i·cle

(rad'i-kĕl)
A rootlet or a structure resembling one, as the radicle of a vein, a minute veinlet joining with others to form a vein, or the radicle of a nerve; a nerve fiber that joins others to form a nerve.
[L. radicula, dim. of radix, root]

radicle

Any small structure resembling a root. From the Latin radicula, diminutive of radix, a root.

radicle

the basal part of the embryo in a seed, developing into the primary root of the seedling.

rad·i·cle

(rad'i-kĕl)
A rootlet or structure resembling one, as the radicle of a vein or the radicle of a nerve, i.e, a nerve fiber that joins others to form a nerve; the smallest branches of a vessel or nerve.
[L. radicula, dim. of radix, root]

radicle

one of the smaller branches of a vessel or nerve.
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Finally, in every treatment 5 random samples were chosen and radicle length, plumule length, radicle to plumule length ratio, radicle fresh weight, and seedling fresh weight were measured and calculated.
Plumule length and radicle length showed similar decreasing trends at drought potential levels and had significant differences with control treatment so that, from control to -4 and -8 bar potential levels the plumule length decreased 59.
The mean comparison of radicle fresh weight, plumule fresh weight, fresh weight of seedlings revealed that the radicle fresh weight decreased 76.
Similarly, maximum reduction in the radicle and plumule length was observed in T.
Our study revealed that both leaf and bark leachates of the multipurpose tree species tested significantly influenced the germination and radicle and plumule length of test crops.
The results of this study reveal that allelopathic influences are (i) species-specific, (ii) have different effects on ermination and radicle and plumule growth, and (iii) the toxicity also depends on the concentration of allelochemicals in the medium.
Radicles on the emerged seeds in water extracts were not observed at L/S ratios <1.
germination of the seeds exposed to the semi-coke water extract was later possible in water and the emerged seeds also showed radicles.
The response of final germination percentage (FGP), days to 50% germination (D 50), seedling dry weight, radicle length, shoot height, and ratio of radicle length to shoot height to Cd levels are summarized in Table 2.
The radicle length for both varieties decreased significantly with the increase of Cd concentrations.
Seed priming is a pre-sowing strategy for influencing seedling development by modulating pre-germination metabolic activity prior to emergence of the radicle and generally enhances germination rate and plant performance [4,32].
The dried radicle and shoots were weighted to the nearest milligram and the mean radicle and shoot dry weight and consequently mean seedling dry weight were determined.