abscission layer meaning

  "abscission layer" in a sentence
  • or abscission layer noun (botany)
      A layer of parenchymatous cells through which a leaf, branch or bark scale separates off


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  1. for conifers which do not form an abscission layer at the base of the cone, shakers have been partially or completely unsuccessful.
  2. Ultimately, the abscission layer is responsible for leaf drop.
  3. The abscission layer is a greenish-grayish color.
  4. In claws, this results in an abscission layer, and the old segment breaks off.
  5. The beginnings of leaf drop starts when an abscission layer is formed between the leaf petiole and the stem.

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