from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A protective sheath enclosing the shoot tip and embryonic leaves of grasses.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pointed sheath that protects the emerging shoot in monocotyledons such as oats and grasses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as coleophyl.
(B) Effect of BL on coleoptile and root elongation in XA21 and BiP3 ox/XA21 seedlings.
(B) Effect of BL on coleoptile and root elongation in Kit and BiP3 ox seedlings.
One problem a grower can encounter with planting early is that the soil is too warm, which can keep the coleoptile from extending, the agronomist said.
Action actinomycin D auxin-induced growth Avena coleoptile section
Activation of Avena coleoptile cell wall glycosidases by hydrogen ions and auxin