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abscise

(ăb-sīz′)
v. ab·scised, ab·scising, ab·scises
v.tr.
To cut off; remove.
v.intr.
To shed by abscission.

abscise

to cut off or remove.
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zulu Specimens One clitellate; Only one, with and their one with clitellum not maturity developing fully developed tubercula pubertatis Characters Length Large, 185 mm abscised Diameter 12 mm 9-11 mm Prostomium Not observed Epilobous, short, broad Number of Abscised, 135 segments not observed Setae Minute, Minute, only difficult to on some segments, detect closely paired Annulation Not described; 4(?
However, circumstantial evidence exists that, for example, the petiolar scar of an abscised neuropterid frond left on a stem impression is somewhat oval in shape (Laveine and Brousmiche 1985), and that of an abscised alethopterid frond is somewhat similar (Pfefferkorn et al.
Abscised leaves were collected and pooled with any leaves remaining on the plant.
Fruit set was calculated as the proportion of developing ovaries about 1 wk after the end of each flowering period, by which time aborted ovaries had abscised.
Because a stress frequently occurs over an extended time period, fruit is abscised from several continuous nodes and the result is a fruiting gap.
Of 589 flowers containing eggs, 67% set fruit and 21% of fruit abscised due to larvae, providing the cactus with a 4.
We further suggest that the use of N: P ratios derived from abscised foliage are potentially as useful as those from live foliage for purposes of understanding system and community distinctions, although the former have not been historically utilized to the same extent.
Living miners in prematurely abscised leaves are either rapidly consumed by predators (Mopper and Simberloff 1995) or die before pupation (Simberloff and Stiling 1987).
Because females search for hosts mainly on cotton plants and not on the ground, where the third instar host is often found in abscised floral buds, it is not considered to have potential in being an effective biological control agent of the boll weevil (Adams et al.
was selected because after this date we could not distinguish seedlings that died from survivors that abscised leaves during the late summer.
1), suggesting that water stress and stress relief had minimal effects on starch levels in abscised leaf tissue at the end of seed filling.
We collected all of the stigmas from focal plants after the corollas abscised.