plumule


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plumule

  1. (in plants) the embryonic shoot of a germinating seedling, which develops into an EPICOTYL and leaves.
  2. (in animals) a down feather of birds.
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They did not find either any significant difference between the hybrids and the R-lines, for percentages of normal seedlings, abnormal seedlings and dead seeds, plumule length and seedlings emergence rate.
The radicle to plumule length ratio showed that in the potential level of -4 bar the ratio had more average than control although the difference between them was not significant.
Morphological and histological changes during somatic embryo formation from coconut plumule explants.
The intensity of leaf sheath and plumule pigmentation was greater for shoot fly-resistant CMS, maintainer, and restorer lines as compared with the susceptible ones (Table 1).
In each of the four tanks, 30 propagules were kept in horizontal position in the water to expose both plumule and radicle to the electric current.
Shukla, 2008 Cokkizgin and Cokkizgn, 2010 also reported germination per cent, plumule length, radical length and vigour index in case of lentil and Terminalia arjuna showed better performance for all these attribute with chemical treatments.
When plumule and radical were emerged, seedlings were treated with PGPR suspensions (108 cfu mL-1) or distilled water (as control) for 1 h at room temperature.
The embryo of the nine Asteraceae species is erect, and consists of two cotyledons with homogeneous mesophyll (Figure 3C), plumule with leaf primordia (Figure 3D), and hypocotyl-radicle axis relatively long (Figure 3E).
The growing tip (apex) of the epicotyl is usually referred to as the plumule.
Optimisation du procede de cryoconservation de la plumule de cocotier.