glaucous

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glaucous

(of plant structures) bluish.
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Edwards et al., "Identification of novel quantitative trait loci for days to ear emergence and flag leaf glaucousness in a bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) population adapted to southern Australian conditions," Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol.
Since glaucousness of leaves results from the deposition of epicuticular wax on leaf surfaces, this trait has implications on photosynthesis and biotic or abiotic stress resistance or tolerance (Holmes and Keiller, 2002; Jenks et al., 2002).
Relationship of glaucousness and epicuticular wax quantity of wheat.