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Synonyms for nodule

a small node

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small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant


(mineralogy) a small rounded lump of mineral substance (usually harder than the surrounding rock or sediment)

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Fifty seven per cent of the isolates have induced nodulations in the host plant Lathyrus ochrus.
Each jar sown with two germinated seeds of Lathyrus ochrus and a period of two months is required for growth and nodulation of plants.
As an alternate hypothesis, the noticeable swellings and nodulations in the ageing dendritic segments found in this and the other studies (Chen and Hillman, 1999) may hinder substance transport to the distal terminals.
Mesothorax: prescutum (prsc) 185-207 [micro]m wide and 100-112 [micro]m long, probably rather convex in life; with slight indications of nodulations; without prescutal setae; prescutal ridge (pscr) and prescutal sclerite (pscs) well developed.
Obviously the high contents of N accumulated in leguminous cover crops were well correlated with N fixation by rhizobia since all those plant roots had good nodulations on them.