Definitions for "Apical dominance"
Keywords:  bud, meristem, inhibit, shoot, dominant
inhibition of the growth of lateral buds by the terminal bud of a shoot. Responsible for primary growth.
Inhibition by the apical bud of the growth of axillary buds.
Where a tip or apical bud which inhibts the growth of lateral or side shoots and grows more rapidlt then they do
Keywords:  botany