abscise


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shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue

remove or separate by abscission

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In addition to its effects on fruit ripening, ethylene causes leaves to abscise, chlorophyll to leach, flower pigments to fade prematurely, and leaf petioles to grow more rapidly on the upper side and therefore curve down.
The minimum light intensity is the level of illumination necessary to allow the acclimatized plant to produce new leaves at a rate equal to or slightly greater than the rate at which old leaves senesce (age) and abscise (fall off).
Although the smooth mericarps of Salvia lack bristles, hooks or other means of attaching to animals, the calyces of some species readily abscise at fruit maturity and are richly endowed with hooks or sticky trichomes, which can adhere the calyx--and enclosed fruit--to passing animals, including people.
While the fibre is wound along a sine wave around the mandrel, the abscise x of the filed point varies in an incremental step of [DELTA]x defined by geodesic Eq.
The high proportion of reproductive abscission is due to most of the later-formed flower that mostly abscise in legumes (Isobe et al.
The algorithm assessing the average of the histogram projected triggers the caring out of a segmentation of pixels belonging to the product, that for an identification of the analysis describers of colour, while the maximum value MAX, corresponding to the product, together with the value of the abscise vector X are to be extracted from the histogram vector obtained.
1980, Reich and Borchert 1984), but some species show an inverse leafing phenology, producing and maintaining all leaves during the dry season, to abscise them with the onset of the rains when the canopy begins to close (Janzen 1970, Sobrado 1986, Reich 1995, Roupsard et al.
After flowering, petals and stamens abscise, hut sepals remain.
Furthermore, on page 259 he tells us that, "Technologies have been created to collect and concentrate the THC-rich heads of the glandular trichomes, and this development seems to have resulted in the selection of strains in which the THC-rich heads abscise readily.
One factor might be a greater susceptibility of P to leaching as plant leaves begin to abscise.
In no way is the "abscission area' of cannabis stalked trichomes comparable to the abscission zone at the base of the foliage of deciduous trees, or at the base of fruits that abscise at maturity.
Heavily infested leaves, flowers, and fruits often abscise prematurely, although prior infestation does not usually prevent subsequent normal development of terminals or leaves if the infestation is eliminated.
when some plants appeared ready to abscise leaves, we recorded shoot height and harvested the shoots and roots separately, using soil sieves to minimize the loss of fine roots.
The network size n is on the abscise, considering that all network have n elements, placed in a n X n matrix.
All flowers containing an egg did not necessarily abscise because survivorship of eggs and early instar larvae was low (see Survivorship, below).