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adventitious

adjective accidental, acquired, casual, circumstantial, external, extraneous, extrinsic, extroverted, foreign, fortuitous, incidental, outward, outward-looking, random, subordinate, subsidiary, transcendent, unwitting
See also: fortuitous, haphazard, unintentional, unwitting

ADVENTITIOUS, adventitius. From advenio; what comes incidentally; us adventitia bona, goods that, fall to a man otherwise than by inheritance; or adventitia dos, a dowry or portion given by some other friend beside the parent.

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Treatment effect on average number of nodes produced from regenerated adventitious shoots of Brondal
Adventitious shoot regeneration from leaf explants of southern highbush blueberry cultivars.
plants through the induction of adventitious shoots in explants derived from selected mature trees, by studying the effect of different plant growth regulators
The effect of different plant growth regulators on adventitious shoot formation from Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana) zygotic embryo explants.
The surface-sterilized primary explants of red pitaya were inoculated in culture medium for adventitious shoot induction and proliferation.
According to Gahan and George (2008), the high competence of the morphogenetic system in vitro culminates in the multiple productions of adventitious shoots under adequate growth conditions.
Adventitious shoot induction was highly influenced by the type of cytokinin.
Effects of temperature, photoperiod and culture vessel size on adventitious shoot production of in vitro propagated Huernia hystrix.
There are a few reports on micropropagation of this species through adventitious shoot multiplication method (Madhuri et al.
In vitro adventitious shoot development in absence or low concentrations of BAP has been reported for Rangpur lime (ALMEIDA et al.
Ten to fifteen adventitious shoot buds emerged from every responding explant through direct organogenesis.