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monocotyledon

any flowering plant of the group Monocotyledonae. See DICOTYLEDON for comparative table (Fig. 131).
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Premineralized monocotyledons from the middle Eocene Princeton chert of British Columbia, Canada: Arecaceae.
(2009) the coding sequences of citrate transporters for monocotyledons (SbMATE and HvMATE) and for dicotyledons (AtFRD3 and AtMATE) are highly conserved at the amino acid sequence level.
Finally, leaf (monocotyledon), stem (dicotyledon), and root lengths were measured after 9 to 16 days growth.
Both red deer and chamois are intermediate feeders and, in our study area, they fed mainly on monocotyledons during our study period.
(2012) that, in monocotyledons, the pericycle itself is involved in the thickening process with the formation of new vascular bundles and parenchyma.
That means woody plants, grasses, ferns, aquatic plants, orchids and their relatives (monocotyledons or "monocots") and finally non-woody flowering plants.
In Togo more than six hundred species of horticultural plants were identified belonging to approximately 59% of Dicotyledons (49 families 145 genera and 315 species) and 37.37% were monocotyledons. Pteridophytes and gymnosperms accounted for less than 6%.
Heagle's 1989 paper summarizes these studies, showing some plants (e.g., soybean, cotton, and peanut, which are dicotyledons, or plants with broad leaves) are more sensitive to yield loss caused by [O.sub.3] than other species (e.g., sorghum, field corn, and winter wheat, which are monocotyledons, or plants with narrow leaves, such as grasses).
2: Ferns and allied plants, conifers and monocotyledons (Inkata Press: Melbourne)
Castor bean has selectivity to the herbicide trifluralin, which is used for weed control of the Poaceae family (monocotyledons), when the herbicide is incorporated as a pre-planting application (IPP) (MACIEL et al., 2007b) and as a pre-emergence (PRE) application (RAMOS et al., 2006; ALBUQUERQUE et al., 2008, MASCARENHAS et al., 2010; SOFIATTI et al., 2012).