from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the cone of growth at the tip of the stem, at which the apical cell is located and which is the seat of vegetative activity.
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A temperature above the maximum growing-point (105°-115° F.) and below the thermal death-point (130°-140° F.) will prevent further growth, and consequently fermentative action.
This comparatively high temperature favors especially the development of those forms whose optimum growing-point is near the air temperature.
IDC symptoms include yellowing between the veins of the trifoliate leaves and can result in growing-point death.