shoot tip

The terminal bud (0.1 - 1.0 mm) of a plant, which consists of the apical meristem (0.05 - 0.1 mm) and the immediately surrounding leaf primordia and developing leaves, and adjacent stem tissue.
Synonym: shoot apex

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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