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the undifferentiated end of a root, shoot, or vegetative axis consisting of a single cell or group of cells that divide to form primary meristematic tissue.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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At this time, the
is elevated and in a vulnerable position.
New plants from mail order nurseries usually are sold as small clumps or single sprouts with one
It is not recommended for heavy grazing in late spring or summer due to an elevated
It is generally not recommended for haying, because it is difficult to harvest above its natural
Unfortunately once the
is removed, the tree will die.
If mild temperatures resume and the
is intact, green leaves may grow back.
During elongation, the
is elevated and is in a vulnerable position.
Because pale western cutworms cut stems, if the
is destroyed, the plants cannot recover from damage.
Starch is present in the sugarcane stalk but is much more abundant in the leaves and
In subsequent years they may have one or two of the characteristic palmate leaves, emerging from the same
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