Botany Basics 2. Crop Science 1 Fall 2004 September 21, 2004. Stems. Support buds and leaves Serve as conduits for carrying water, minerals, and food (photosynthates)
Crop Science 1
September 21, 2004
Crowns (on strawberries)
The edible portion of:
Buds are named for their location on the stem
Adventitious buds arise at sites other than the terminal or axillary position.
Enlarged buds or parts of buds form the edible portion of some horticultural crops.