stolon


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sto·lon

(stō'lon),
A runner or connective aerial hypha that forms a cluster of rhizoids when it touches the substrate, and then sends out other runners to produce the aerial mycelium and sporangiosphores typical of Rhizopus.
[L. stolō, branch, shoot, twig]

stolon

see RUNNER.

stolon

an above-ground prostrate stem that develops roots and leaves at nodes along its length, e.g. couch grass.
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Numbers of node production, sprouting, and stolon production were counted and stolon length were measured.
These t-tests were paired on the basis of the actual sites observed, that is, by stolon.
Sprigging and plugging are vegetative propagation techniques that take advantage of turf species that reproduce by stolons, such as bermudagrass, or grow vigorously from tillers, such as zoysiagrass.
These pathogens infect strawberry petioles and stolons and cause the dark sunken lesions typical of anthracnose.
An alien Caulerpa in the Mediterranean can have a stolon more than 9 feet long, with up to 200 fronds.
In our study species, Potentilla anserina, the plant consists of a series of internode-node stolon modules and each of the ramets may produce only one terminal flower in the year it is formed (Eriksson 1985, 1988).
We excavated 6-12 plants per plot, counted leaves and stolons, classified each leaf as clipped, grazed, or whole, and measured plant height, length of each leaf, bulb height and width, "stem height" (the length of the nonphotosynthetic part of the leaves, a measure of depth of the bulb in the soil), stolon length, and (on flowering plants) inflorescence height and number of flowers or fruits.
Furnish and install soil preparation as specified, including temporary fence, surface preparation, amendments and either: seed, stolon or sod grass with corresponding maintenance period.