ALL meanings of abscission zone

ab·scis·sion zone
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  • noun abscission zone the zone at the base of a leaf petiole, fruit stalk, or branch in which the abscission layer develops. 1
  • noun abscission zone (botany) The area in a plant's leaf, stem, or fruit stalk, where the abscission layer if formed along with weakened sclerenchyma, absent collenchyma, and dense cytoplasm. 0
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