fasciation


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fasciation

the growing together of branches or stems to form abnormally thick growths.
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Isophasic parasitism also involves the permanent invasion of the host apical meristem by the endophyte, and is associated with a special type of brooming or fasciation of the host (Kuijt, 1960; Lye, 2006).
A This is called fasciation, when the stem and flower are fused.
With classical methods, it took Devine 8 years to map a gene that makes soybean stems grow in a flattened, almost inside-out manner called fasciation.