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TermDefinition
regenerateto reform; to regrow.
rhizomesan underground stem distinguishable from a root by presence of nodes, buds or scale-like leaves.
rhizomorphsa compact bundle of hyphae that has an outer covering and serves as a survival structure.
rosettea crown of leaves radiating from a stem and at or close to the surface of the ground.
rosettingshort, bunchy habit of plant growth.
row coversfine netting placed over plants to prevent insects from getting at them (e.g. Agrinet, Remay, etc.).
russetbrownish roughened areas on skin of fruit as a result of cork formation.
russettingbrownish roughened areas on skin of fruit as a result of cork formation.
rusta disease giving a “rusty” appearance to a plant and caused by one of the rust fungi.