primary growth

1. Apical meristem-derived growth; the tissues of a young plant.
2. Explant growth during the initial culture period.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • primary growth — noun : growth by the activity of a primary meristem resulting mainly in an increase in length and the addition of appendages compare secondary growth …   Useful english dictionary

  • primary — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin primarius basic, primary, from Latin, principal, from primus Date: 15th century 1. first in order of time or development ; primitive < the primary stage of civilization > < the primary… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • primary ray — noun : a vascular ray developed during primary growth …   Useful english dictionary

  • primary tissue — noun : plant tissue developed during primary growth compare meristem * * * Bot. any tissue resulting directly from differentiation of an apical meristem. [1870 75] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Growth hormone treatment — Growth hormone (GH) is a protein hormone secreted by the pituitary gland which stimulates growth and cell reproduction. In the past growth hormone was extracted from human pituitary glands. GH is now produced by recombinant DNA technology, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Growth differentiation factor-9 — Growth differentiation factor 9, also known as GDF9, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: GDF9 growth differentiation factor 9| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=2661| accessdate = ] …   Wikipedia

  • primary — primary, primal, primordial, primitive, pristine, primeval, prime mean first in some respect (as order, character, or importance). Something primary comes first in the order of development or of progression. Sometimes the term means little more… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Primary aldosteronism — Primary hyperaldosteronism Classification and external resources Aldosterone ICD 10 E …   Wikipedia

  • Primary succession — is one of two types of ecological succession and biological succession of plant life, and occurs in an environment in which new substrate, devoid of vegetation and usually lacking soil, is deposited (for example a lava flow). (The other type of… …   Wikipedia

  • Primary deficit — is the pure deficit which is derived after deducting the interest payments component from the total deficit of any budget.In other words the total of primary deficit and interest payments makes the fiscal deficit.The opposite of a primary deficit …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.