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vegetative

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvegetativeveg‧e‧ta‧tive /ˈvedʒətətɪv $ -teɪtɪv/ adjective [only before noun]  1 technical relating to plants, and particularly to the way they grow or make new plantsvegetative reproduction/propagation2 a vegetative state
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vegetativePropagation is by means of the vegetative buds appearing on the leaves.Originally he would have symbolised vegetative fertility, and possibly even the sacrificial May King.vegetative growthOne parent plant can provide up to twenty new ones from four to five stalks during the vegetative period.A further source of vegetative reproduction lies in the rhizomes of numerous species.For these plants we are of course still dependent on vegetative reproduction.vegetative reproduction/propagationFor these plants we are of course still dependent on vegetative reproduction.In addition, the plants obtained by vegetative reproduction are relatively mature and develop quickly.The second method, budding is where vegetative propagation becomes distinctly more involved, difficult - and interesting.A period of vegetative propagation follows.Of the species whose vegetative propagation is rapid, the small plants forming a green lawn over the bottom prove most useful.One of these methods of vegetative reproduction is typical for some species; others utilize both methods mentioned above.A further source of vegetative reproduction lies in the rhizomes of numerous species.With some Aponogeton and with larger Echinodorus vegetative propagation usually takes place spontaneously, with exceptions.
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