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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.
05) for heterosis between single cross and three-way hybrids, in any of the four seed quality traits; (ii) Heterosis had greater values than those of heterobeltiosis for all traits in both types of hybrids; (iii) Single cross hybrids had higher heterobeltiosis than three-way hybrids for normal seedlings, plumule dry weight and seedling emergence rate.
2007) found lower heterosis values (normal seedlings, 90%; plumule length, 98% and seedling emergence rate, 107%) for single cross hybrids than in our study.
Similar to the single cross hybrids results, in the three-way hibrids the A and B versions of Line 2, and R14 among testers, were the only ones with high values of GCA for normal seedlings, plumule dry weight and sedling emergence rate (Table 5).
Our study revealed that both leaf and bark leachates of the multipurpose tree species tested significantly influenced the germination and radicle and plumule length of test crops.
The results of this study reveal that allelopathic influences are (i) species-specific, (ii) have different effects on ermination and radicle and plumule growth, and (iii) the toxicity also depends on the concentration of allelochemicals in the medium.
The effect of leaf and bark extracts of selected tree species on radicle (cm) and plumule (cm) growth of three food crops Tree species Extract Organ Leachate level, % 0 Test crop Triticum aestivum Ficus subincisa Leaf Radicle 8.