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Germination MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Germination
Tree Number(s)
G07.345.625.249
G15.589.250
Unique ID
D018525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018525
Scope Note
The initial stages of the growth of SEEDS into a SEEDLINGS. The embryonic shoot (plumule) and embryonic PLANT ROOTS (radicle) emerge and grow upwards and downwards respectively. Food reserves for germination come from endosperm tissue within the seed and/or from the seed leaves (COTYLEDON). (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Previous Indexing
Plants (1966-1994)
See Also
Seedlings
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Germination Preferred
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