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monocotyledon

any flowering plant of the group Monocotyledonae. See DICOTYLEDON for comparative table (Fig. 131).
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With a length of almost 40 centimetres, the specimen is not only extremely huge, but also shows almost all the typical characteristics of monocotyledonous plants, including parallel-veined, narrow leaves with a leaf sheath, a fibrous root system and triple flowers.
Multiple sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis showed that OsCTZFP8 was clustered on the same branch as nine [C.sub.2][H.sub.2] zinc finger proteins from monocotyledonous plants, which distinguished it from dicotyledonous species (Figure 1(c)).
Weeds of Cyperaceous are a family of monocotyledonous graminoid flowering plants that known as sedges, which superficially resemble grasses and rushes.
Members of the mastrevirus include species, which infect monocotyledonous (monocot) but it has shifted its mood from monocot to dicotyledonous (dicot) plants.
Gymnosperms contain almost entirely G unit in lignins; dicotyledonous angiosperms contain G and S units in lignins; and all the G, S, and H units can be found in monocotyledonous lignins [5].
Terbuthylazine ([N.sup.2]-tert-butyl-6-chloro-[N.sup.4]-ethyl-1,3,5triazine-2,4-diamine, Figure 1) is an herbicide used for foliar spraying on maize and sorghum against annual and perennial monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous weeds [8].
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a perennial monocotyledonous herb, which can be used as both a vegetable and a medicinal plant.
Sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV), belonging to genus Potyvirus, family Potyviridae, is a serious pathogen of many monocotyledonous crops including sugarcane.
Pineapple is a perennial monocotyledonous plant with a terminal multiple fruit.
The treatments were: T1= complete eradication of weeds (CEW), T2=CEW + Confidor, T3= Eradication dicotyledonous weed (EDWR), T4=EDW+Confidor, T5= Eradication monocotyledonous weeds (EMWR), T6=EMW+ Confidor, T7=Weedy check (WC) and T8=WC+ Confidor.