Bud

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An organ on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals within protective scales. In viticulture, a dormant bud contains a larger primary bud and two smaller secondary buds.

Flower and leaf buds on Prunus. GNU Free Documentation License http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b6/Prunus-buds-1.jpg

 

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.