a variation produced by a genetic alteration in the bud such that the seeds produced by the resulting growth perpetuate the change in succeeding generations.
The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
scale1 (def 3a). Historical Examples The Elements of Botany Asa Gray Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf Jane H. Newell Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf Jane H. Newell noun one of the hard protective sometimes hairy or resinous specialized leaves surrounding the buds of […]
a sport resulting from a bud mutation or bud variation. Historical Examples Darwin and Modern Science A.C. Seward and Others Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick noun (horticulture) a shoot, inflorescence, etc, that differs from another such structure on a plant and is caused by a somatic mutation; the differences can be retained by […]
a shoot of a plant from which buds are cut for the propagation of that plant. Historical Examples The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
any variation in a bud due to changes in either its genetic composition or environment or both such that the resulting flower, fruit, or shoot differs from others of the same plant or species. Historical Examples The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I. Charles Darwin The Variation of Animals and Plants Under […]