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Definition of abscission

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Definition as written by Plant_Geek:

The separation of leaves, flowers or fruits from plants after the formation of an abscission zone at the base of the petiole, peduncle, or pedicel.

Definition as written by smiln32:

Detaching something from the main body; to cut off

Definition as written by Magpye:

Process by which leaves, stems or fruits are separated from the parent plant.


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