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Words related to abscise

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

remove or separate by abscission

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One 'Monroe' (G-WI) plant wilted in less than 1/3 of its crown about 3 weeks after beetle entry, but after abscising the wilted leaves the plant recovered and did not exhibit any additional external symptoms.
The first is that ethylene production increases prior to abscission in many abscising plant organs.
For example, our observation of understory plant and vine leaves wilting and abscising at the forest edge, but not at the forest interior, during La Planada's dry season (C.