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Record 1 1993-07-07


Subject field(s)
  • Root and Tuber Crops
  • Plant Biology

The (potato) tubers bear buds or "eyes" that are arranged in a more or less spiral form. They vary greatly in number and depth, according to the variety. They are much more numerous on the bud end.


  • Culture des plantes sarclées
  • Biologie végétale

Les bourgeons dormants sont disposés de façon alterne sur une spirale. À l'opposé de l'insertion du tubercule sur le stolon (talon), les yeux rassemblés autour du bourgeon terminal forment la couronne.


couronne d'un tubercule (de pomme de terre), la partie la plus éloignée du point d'attache du stolon


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