floret


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floret

Botany
An individual small flower, usually of many, typically seen in grasses.

Medspeak
A descriptive term typically used by radiologists or pathologists for a finding that has some visual similarity to a small flower.
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Additionally we asked if larger plants, those producing more florets, produced more fruits than smaller plants and if fruit production was resource limited.
Effect of humic acid on days to flower emergence, days to flower opening, florets per plant, fresh and dry weight of floret as well as vase life of Gladiolus grandifloras.
A Vanda floret is composed of 5 parts: 2 petals, 1 dorsal sepal, 2 lateral sepals and 1 lip (Fig.
On the other hand, the vascular system of third floret, which formed small grains subsequently, consisted of a minor segment of main vascular bundle with its branched sub-vascular bundles where their sizes of vascular bundles were significantly smaller than the two bold grains.
The objective of the present study was to assess the effects of florets removal on grain and oil yield and other relationships in spring safflower.
It really refers to the small disk florets which are the center part of the composite flower.
Additions of safflower florets are well known for their use, as food colouring is a widespread ancient tradition.
I chose a plant species (Solidago macrophylla) known to vary in the number of florets per head and the number of heads per flowering shoot (Fernald, 1950) in order to: (1) document patterns of variation in these floral life history traits over an elevational gradient and across years, (2) document patterns of insect attack over this same elevational gradient, (3) determine the degree to which variation in these floral life history traits vs.
Rabies is untreatable once it sets in, usually after a one- to three-month incubation period, said Daniel Floret, a director of emergency services at Lyon's Edouard-Herriot hospital.
Pollination treatments (natural- and hand-pollinations) were used (i) to modify the number of simultaneously pollinated silks, (ii) to determine the relationship between KN on the sub-apical ear and the silking interval between ears, and (iii) to quantify the efficiency of pollination via the floret fertility index.