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WHAT DOES BUD SPORT MEAN IN ENGLISH?
In botany, a sport or bud sport is a part of a plant that shows morphological differences from the rest of the plant. Sports may differ by foliage shape or color, flowers, or branch structure. Sports with desirable characteristics are often propagated vegetatively to form new cultivars that retain the characteristics of the new morphology. Such selections are often prone to "reversion", meaning that part or all of the plant reverts to its original form. An example of a bud sport is the nectarine, which developed from a bud sport from a peach. Other common fruits and/or cultivars resulting from a sport mutation are: ▪ Red Anjou Pear ▪ White currant...
The definition of bud sport in the dictionary is a shoot, inflorescence, etc, that differs from another such structure on a plant and is caused by a somatic mutation; the differences can be retained by vegetative propagation.
The translations of bud sport from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bud sport» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BUD SPORT» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bud sport» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bud sport» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bud sport
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BUD SPORT»
Discover the use of bud sport in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bud sport and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Mutation Breeding: Theory and Practical Applications
William Sim of carnation into the Netherlands, more than 50 bud sport cultivars
had been commercialized in that country. Van Tuyl of the Government Breeding
Research Institute CPRO-DLO in Wageningen, on the other hand, estimated for ...
A. M. van Harten, 1998
Three of these ears were of the bud sport type, while of the other six 5 were
classed as light mosaic and one as medium mosaic. The three ears classed as
bud sports gave a total progeny of 188 ears, 10 of these being bud sports.
George Harrison Shull, Donald Forsha Jones, Leslie Clarence Dunn, 1917
Concept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences
Bud grafting see budding Bud mutation See bud sport. Bud rot Any plant disease
or symptom involving bud decay. Bud scale A modified leaf or other organ
enveloping and protecting a resting bud. Bud selection Choosing buds from
I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta, 1992
Breeding Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
Crop Original variety Mutant cultivar Nature of mutation Navel orange Bahia
Washington Baianinha Navelina, Navelate Limb sport Limb sports Mandarin
Owari Clausellina Bud sport Pongan Pongan 86-1 Bud sport Grapefruit Walters (
P.K. Ray, 2002
The Journal of Heredity
Mr. A. D. Shamel has recently called attention to the bud-sport origin of a pink-
fleshed strain of Marsh grapefruit in California.1 In this connection he refers to the
origin of the well-known Foster variety (a pink-fleshed grapefruit) which
BRIEFER ARTICLES PURPLE BUD SPORT ON PALE FLOWERED LILAC (
SYRINGA PERSICA) (WITH oNE FIGURE) In the present state of our knowledge
of bud sports, every well authenticated case is distinctly worthy of record. Fig.
John Merle Coulter, M.S. Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, 1918
Floriculture in India
A vigorous-growing, free-flowering bud sport of 'Golden Glow*. Bracts are Indian-
yellow with green veins. The large cluster of flowers is borne terminally on the
branches. It is the best cultivar amongst the yellows. (5) 'Louise Wathen'. A bud ...
An example of a beneficial bud sport is 'Tardy-Nonpareil', which flowers
approximately 10 days after standard 'Nonpareil' and so has greater frost/disease
avoidance. For several reported almond bud sports, however, molecular analysis
Jules Janick, 2013
Dictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition
... remaining as a permanent marking after the leaves become separated; this
effect is particularly marked in certain species of Agave but also in cabbages or
even cereals bot bud mutation: >>> bud sport bud pollination: A procedure
utilized in ...
Rolf H. J. Schlegel, 2009
A terminal (or apical) bud exists at the tip of a stem or branch, while axillary (or
lateral) buds develop in the axils of leaves. bud scar a scar left on a shoot when
the bud or bud scales drop. i bud sport a somatic mutation arising in a bud and ...
Corol Stephens, 2006
5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BUD SPORT»
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GARDENING NEWS: Sports in nature
Plants can also create new varieties by genetically changing in the growing part of the plant. This is called a bud sport and the plant is said to ... «The Star, Mar 15»
Oldham History | Bray's Orchard
"One of our Alberta peach trees (an older variety of peach) developed a bud sport that developed into a new species of peach, the Brayberta. «The Courier-Journal, Oct 14»
The little apple has a big story
The belle de boskoop is one of the most famous European apples, discovered in 1856 in Boskoop, Netherlands, as a bud sport (variant) of the ... «Good Food, Mar 14»
How 'Golden Apples' -- Oranges, That Is -- Sold the Golden State
In the early 1870s, a fellow at the Department of Agriculture in Washington D.C. sent samples of a bud sport tree that was originally found in ... «KCET, Mar 14»
Tree of the Week: The apple is among the oldest of fruit trees
Occasionally a tree will spontaneously create a new variety, called a bud sport, on a branch. A standard apple tree grows to a handsome, ... «Los Angeles Times, Dec 09»
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