inflorescence


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inflorescence

a specialized branching stem bearing flowers; for example, a male CATKIN. Each individual flower may be small and insignificant but collectively they can sometimes produce a large, showy structure such as is found in the lupin.
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The uncultivated area displayed greater species richness (uncultivated: 1.57 [+ or -] 0.9; cultivated: 0.79 [+ or -] 1.4) and abundance (uncultivated: 6.9 [+ or -] 9.0; cultivated: 2.4 [+ or -] 5.0) per inflorescence (richness: U = 7,059; Z=-4.7; P< 0.001; abundance: U = 6,701; Z=-4.5; P< 0.001).
This review is intended: (1) to interpret and characterize the morphological variations observed in the structure of enrichment axes, located below the terminal inflorescence in Poaceae; and (2) to study the relationship between the intensity of development of such axes and the complexity of the tenninal inflorescence.
Morphological characteristics used in the phenetic analysis of black pepper cultivars include all parts of the black pepper plant, including the leaf, inflorescence, fruit, seed, and shoot tips.
Inflorescence from rhizome or root-stock, imbricate type, inflorescence 5-10 cm long, or longer, head c.
The contigs with matched ESTs solely from inflorescences and those with significantly more matched ESTs from inflorescence tissues than from any of the other four types of tissues were considered to be the putative genes predominantly expressed in inflorescences.
Effect of extraction solvents on the phenolic compounds and antioxidant activities of bunga kantan (Etlingera elatior Jack.) inflorescence. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 24(4): 615-619.
Flower development and nectar production: Inflorescence and flower development were recorded on 20 randomly chosen individuals in the field in the 2013 flowering season.
To estimate seed production as a product of autonomous self-fertilization and to determine whether this differs between cytotypes, we applied loose-fitting mesh bagging to an entire inflorescence on six plants in each population before flowers opened.
Bulbs were defined as the swollen basal portion after the thinner elongated portion, made up of the dried senescent portions of the inflorescence and associated leaf bases, was removed.