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Search Results for: abscission

Abscission

Definition noun (botany) The normal shedding of a senescent plant part or organ (e.g. old leaf or ripe fruit) (zoology) The... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Plant Auxins – Phototropism & Geotropism

As with animals, plants also use a variety of hormones to control their growth and development. A family of hormones called... Read More

Release

Release (Science: chemical) abscission agent for loosening citrus fruit before harvesting Synonym:... Read More

Releases

Release (Science: chemical) abscission agent for loosening citrus fruit before harvesting Synonym:... Read More

Operculum

operculum A lid or cover becoming detached at maturity by abscission, in eucalyptus (for example), a cap covering the bud... Read More

Ethylene

Ethylene (Science: chemical plant biology) plant growth substance (phytohormone, plant hormone), involved in promoting... Read More

Lomentum

Lomentum (Science: botany) a legume having distinct constrictions or lines of abscission between the seeds and breaking into... Read More

Abscisic acid

Abscisic acid (Science: biochemistry) a lipid hormone that inhibits cell growth in plants, it is associated with fruit drop,... Read More

Ablation

The erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers.Surgical removal of a body part or tissue.Damage and removal to part... Read More

Autotomy

Definition noun (1) (zoology) The intentional separation of a body part, usually as a protective evading mechanism against... Read More

Plant Cell Defense

Hydrogen Peroxide Plants release hydrogen peroxide in response to the presence of a fungal invasion, which attacks by... Read More