fasciation


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fasciation

the growing together of branches or stems to form abnormally thick growths.
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Increased concentration of BAP increased the number of shoots produced attaining a maximum number at 3 mg/L BAP but further increase in BAP concentration (5 to 7 mg/L) reduced the number of shoots produced, showed necrosis, and had shoot fasciation. The reduced number of shoots could be due to inhibition of adventitious meristem elongation due to the use of higher BAP concentration as stated by Borchetia et al.
Meanwhile, the world has watched with equal amounts of fasciation and horror as Lord Justice Levenson's inquiry into media ethics has laid bare the unsavoury tactics of not only one of the world's biggest media empires -
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).