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1. Abaxial
In botany terminology, describes a plant part which is on the side or surface of an organ, facing away from the axis.

2. Accumbent
In botany terminology, describes the orientation of an embryo , with the radicle lying against the edges of the two cotyledon s.

3. Acicular
In botany terminology, describes a plant part which is needle-shaped and stiff.

4. Aciculate
In botany terminology, describes a plant part which is finely scored on the surface, as if scratched by a pin.

5. Acropetal
In botany terminology, describes a plant part which is arising or developing in a longitudinal sequence beginning at the base and proceeding towards the apex.

6. Adnate
In botany terminology, describes a plant part which is fused to an organ of a different kind, e.g. a stamen fused to a petal.

7. Adventive
In botany terminology, describes a plant which has been introduced to an area recently, in particular since colonization by humans.

8. Aerotropism
An organism 's growth or movement in the direction of oxygen. In botany: a plant root's growth away from the natural direction due to the action of oxygen or other gases.

9. Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (AFLP)
Invented by KeyGene, a Dutch biotech company based in Wageningen, Holland The technique is now merchandised under licence agreement by Perkin Elmer. Selected markers are amplified in a PCR , which makes AFLP an easy and fast tool for strain identification in agriculture , botany , microbiology and animal breeding.

10. Androgynous
In botany: having male and female flowers in the same inflorescence . In general: having characteristics of both sexes.


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