vernation


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(botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens

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When inflorescence emergence initiated in early May 1991, heading dates (Day of Year when one spike of the parental plant was emerged from boot), vegetative leaf vernation (visually scored on expanding vegetative leaves: F = folded, R = rolled, or I = intermediate), presence (+) or absence (-) of floral awns, and relative assessment of glume length (subjectively evaluated relative to the total length of spikelet) were recorded for each progeny.