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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.

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  • Often, roots grow naturally from the nodes on the stolon.
  • If the grass produces a stolon, it is usually possible to make cuttings from the individual nodes.
  • The tubers are the swollen ends of stolons arising from the crown of the plant; each stolon bears only one tuber.
  • Some grasses (e.g. dubo and kikiyu) can also be propagated from stolon cuttings1, but these are not normally used in bio-engineering. for more
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