monocotyledonous


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(of a flowering plant) having a single cotyledon in the seed as in grasses and lilies

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Whereas, it will further open avenues for researchers to find out the potential factors, which made the mastreviruses to evolve from monocotyledonous plants to dicotyledonous and their ability to cause infection in non-host plants, thus expanding its host range with the passage of time.
The rice plant, a model monocotyledonous species, was used as a surrogate of sugarcane because of its transformation efficiency, compared to the other cereal crops, such as wheat, maize, and barley and the conservation of gene sequences [26-30].
In addition, the presence of seven morphotypes in the aribalo compact sediment sample (MRI 0102) corresponds to taxa belonging to the monocotyledonous group, which includes Zea mays and the Poaceae family morphotypes: Bambusoideae, Festucoideae, Panicoideae, and Pooideae (Figures 3, 4).
Keywords: Bemisia tabaci, Population, Dicotyledonous weeds, Monocotyledonous weeds, weeding.
Agave sisalana Perrine (Agavaceae), popularly known as sisal in is a monocotyledonous plant from Mexico.
Silicon, despite not being physiologically essential to plants, promotes various direct and indirect benefits, such as increase in cell wall resistance, regulation of evapotranspiration and increase in photosynthetic rate, besides improving leaf architecture and promoting reduction in the incidence of diseases, especially fungal (Lima et al., 2011), particularly for monocotyledonous plant like rice.
The plant is an arborescent monocotyledonous tree of around 25 m in height (giant coconut) with a dense canopy (Figure 1).
According to Diggle and DeMason (1983b), the transition of primary meristem into secondary meristem in the monocotyledonous species is analogous to the transition of procambium to vascular cambium in the woody dicotyledonous stem.
The Poaceae (also called Gramineae or true grasses) are a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants.
Dicotyledonous forbs are much richer in proteins, lipids, digestible carbohydrates, minerals, and available energy than monocotyledonous grasses (Randolph et al., 1991; Cameron et al., 2009), but we found no association between cotton rat density (at any quantile) and ground cover types other than grasses.
The other method of great importance in transgenesis is bioballistics (bombardment of cells with micro-projectiles), which occurred because the Agrobacterium tumefaciens bacteria was unable to function in monocotyledonous species, which constitute an important group of cereals.
In addition to the Fabaceae, genistein has been reported from the monocotyledonous family Iridaceae and the dicotyledonous families Moraceae, Rosaceae, Myristicaceae and Rutaceae (Reynaud et al., 2005).
Banana plant belongs to genus Musa of the family "Musaceae", a monocotyledonous family.
It is clear from the above para that great many angiosperms, gymnosperms, and spore-bearing plants, not just the Poaceae and a few other monocotyledonous families, persistently silicify their vegetative and reproductive organs, leading to the production of high amounts of phytoliths with manifold shapes and surface decorations [17].