epicotyl

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epicotyl

the axis (or stem) of the shoot in a young germinating seedling, located above the COTYLEDON. See GERMINATION and Fig. 171 .
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Although many different types of explants such as epicotyls, leaf petiole and internodes have also been used in tomato (Plastira and Perdikaris, 1997; Gubis et al.
Double coty-node explants were obtained by excising out the epicotyls at the cotyledonary junctions and cutting off the hypocotyls 45 mm beneath the cotyledons.
The magnitude of the estimates in the determination of the genotypic coefficient (H2) for both characters that were analyzed were above 82% and values above 98% were observed for the length of the hypocotyl in experiment 2 and for the lengths of the epicotyls in experiments 1 and 2 (Table 1).
The use of cotyledons, epicotyls and hypocotyls generates clones from individual seedlings and hence most propagules are genetically distinct given that the seeds derived mainly from outcrossing events.
Effect of ethylene treatment on polar IAA transport, net 1AA uptake and specific binding of N-l-naphthylphthalamic acid in tissues and microsomes isolated from etiolated pea epicotyls.
Purification and properties of amine oxidase from epicotyls of Pisum sativum.
Ohashi] epicotyls as cell wall maturity and distance from the apex increased (Nishitani and Masuda, 1979).
where ten min of vacuum infiltration along with two sec of sonication resulted into highest transformation efficiency of citrus epicotyls segments.