In botany, it refers to underside or dorsal side of the plant, one that is away from the axis or central line.
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Creation of living creatures from a non-living matter. Scientists believe that life on Earth began through abiogenesis.
Isoprenoid plant hormone known as ABA, abscisin II and dormin. It is associated with various developmental processes; induces stomatal closure, inhibits seed germination and fruit ripening.
Dropping of leaves, flowers, or fruits following the formation of the abscission zone. In animals, it refers to shedding of different body parts: claws, skin, tail (in the case of danger).
Layer of parenchyma cells at the bases of fruits, flowers, and leaves formed before abscission. When parenchyma disintegrates, these organ can drop from the plant.
Basal portion of leaf, flower, fruit and other organs, where cork will develop and facilitate separation of these organs from the plant.
Botanical term that describes plant without stem or caulis; also plants that have very short stem hidden in the ground.