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of leaves or flowers

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Sheath weight increased acropetally across phytomers for Cave-In-Rock at Arlington, Bristol, and South Shore, with sheaths of apical and second phytomers heavier than those of the fifth and sixth phytomers.
This was in accordance with the fact that both the diameter and wall thickness decreased acropetally in bamboo culm (Jiang, 2002).
The scrutiny of the Figures 1,2,3 and 4 showing the transverse sections of lateral vascular bundles along the successive internodes in rachis (numbering 1 to 19) depicts that concurrently with the decline in vascular size, the number and cross-sectional surface area of xylem vessels and sieve tubes declined acropetally and the greatest reduction occurred in the middle segment of spike (between internode 5 to 14).
Flowering occurs only well after the switch to alternate leaf arrangement and is accomplished by a single flower borne per node acropetally, until the plant ceases to produce new leaves.
The first segment is followed acropetally to the second node, where one of the branches emanating from this second node is selected at random with probability proportional to size.
2009), the primary branches that are acropetally initiated show, in turn, acropetal initiation of the secondary branches; while in the inflorescences with basipetal initiation of the primary branches, the initiation of the secondary branches may be acropetal, basipetal or amphipetal.
Freezing proceeded acropetally and basipetally in root tissues and ice crystals were propagated throughout connected roots within seconds.
Each panicle consists of individual flowers that mature acropetally from the base to the top of the inflorescence (Findley et al.