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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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When stress and development go hand in hand: main hormonal controls of adventitious rooting in cuttings.
There was significant interaction between hydric conditions and rootstocks for the variables adventitious root number (emissions), linear adventitious roots length and mean root size (Table 1).
The use of 2.0 mg.[L.sup.-1] of BAP and 2,4-D in WPM medium induced the higher mean number of multiple adventitious shoots in the species for the epicotyl and hypocotyl explants.
(1995), during the formation of adventitious roots there is an interaction between the auxin provided and the factors that synergistically act in these roots.
Adventitious discontinuous lung sounds, rapid respiration rate, and time-course of fever reflected disease severity during the pandemic.
This accumulation, in the presence of rooting hormone and moist substrate covered by a plastic sheet, stimulates the development of adventitious roots in the area of the wound.
An optimal formulation of half-strength MS medium (1/2 MS) added with 0.5 mg/L NAA and 0.3 mg/L indole-3-butyricacid (IBA) produced an average of 7.21 roots per explant with highest (92%) rooting response when inoculating 4 adventitious shoots per bottle.
This will allow any adventitious roots in contact with the soil to grow and aid in developing a strong and vigorous root system for your tomatoes.
After drying, the following variables were determined: dry matter for each soil layer, dry matter of adventitious roots and total root dry matter.
In this study, we optimized the medium formula for efficient induction of tuberous root in vitro from leaf-derived adventitious roots using an orthogonal design.