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nutation

Latin term for the automatic growth movement (nutation) of the plant that is carried out without any external stimulus. This is due to the uneven growth of different sides of a plant part. These include the Rebstock for example the opening of buds or the circular search movement of tendrils, The top (tip) of the growing shoot is initially hook-shaped and then stands up when growth is complete. See also under growth cycle,

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