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Aapa mires

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 46 words.

*Fens, sometimes called ‘string bogs’, of circumpolar distribution, found in northern Scandinavia and *boreal Canada. They are *...

ABA Regulates Subcellular Redistribution of OsABI-LIKE2, a Negative Regulator in ABA Signaling, to Control Root Architecture and Drought Resistance in Oryza sativa

Chengxiang Li, Hongyun Shen, Tao Wang and Xuelu Wang.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 8295 words.

The phytohormone ABA is a key stress signal in plants. Although the identification of ABA receptors led to significant progress in understanding the Arabidopsis ABA signaling pathway, there...

abacá

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 67 words.

The strongest of the hard, natural fibres. It is extracted from the *pseudostems of Musa textilis (see musa...

abaxial

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 11 words.

Of a surface, directed away from the axis. Compare adaxial.

Abies

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 100 words.

A genus of coniferous trees in which the leaves are crowded on the twigs, often approximately in 2 rows; they are needle-like and single, leaving a round, flat scar when they fall, thus...

abiogenesis

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 46 words.

The development of living organisms from non-living matter, as in the supposed origin of life on Earth, or in the concept of spontaneous generation which was once held to account for the...

abiotic

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 8 words.

Non-living; devoid of life. See also biotic.

Abiotic Stress Adaptation in Plants. Physiological, Molecular and Genomic Foundation

David Lawlor.

in Annals of Botany

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Physiology. 1274 words.

abscisic acid

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 109 words.

A terpenoid (see terpene) compound that is one of the five major *plant hormones. Although it is synthesized principally in the ...

Abscisic Acid Participates in the Control of Cell Cycle Initiation Through Heme Homeostasis in the Unicellular Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae

Yuki Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ando, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biotechnology; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5053 words.

ABA is a phytohormone that is synthesized in response to abiotic stresses and other environmental changes, inducing various physiological responses. While ABA has been found in unicellular...

abscisin II

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5 words.

abscission

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 61 words.

The rejection of plant organs, e.g. of leaves in autumn. This occurs at an abscission zone, where *hydrolytic *...

absent rings

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 5 words.

absolute pollen frequency

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 113 words.

The expression of *pollen data from sediments in terms of the absolute numbers (for each species, genus, or family) per unit area of surface and, where deposition rates are known, per unit...

absorption

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 15 words.

The uptake of substances, usually nutrients, water, or light, by cells or *tissues.

absorption spectrum

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 32 words.

A graph that shows the percentage of each wavelength of light absorbed by a pigment (e.g. *chlorophyll, which absorbs mainly in the red and blue parts of the spectrum)....

abstriction

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 20 words.

The detachment and release of a *spore by the constriction of the tissue by which it is attached.

Abutilon

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 59 words.

A genus of trees and shrubs, native to tropical and warm temperate climates, whose members have hairy leaves and branches, and bright, lantern-like flowers, mainly orange or red. The fruit...

Acacia

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 172 words.

A genus of plants, most of which are trees (wattles) or *shrubs, although a few are climbers. Typically the leaves are ...

Acaciella

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 3 words.