rhizogenic


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rhizogenic

(rī′zō-jĕn′ĭk)
adj. Botany
Of, relating to, or stimulating the formation of roots: the rhizogenic effect of auxin.

rhi′zo·gen′e·sis (-ĭ-sĭs) n.
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(2010) observed that the cuttings wet cold stratified for 30 days and later treated with 2,000 mg [L.sup.-1] of AIB presented high rhizogenic capacity.
Rhizogenic behavior of black pepper cultivars to indole-3-butyric acid.
The existence of differences in the rhizogenic process of minicuttings of the six olive cultivars evaluated was verified.
(2009) concluded that the plant nutrition effect on adventitious rhizogenesis is not yet fully understood due to the rhizogenic process complexity and the innumerable interactions between mineral nutrients.
According to the authors, at the end of 60 days, it was seen that calluses were formed and rhizogenic initiation occurred on the budsticks/cleft branches of quince trees.
In the avocado case, a woody tree, the ability to produce seeds that show high potential to grow sprouts from emerged seedling is a strategy to increase the number of young propagules with high rhizogenic capacity, maximizing the seedlings production.