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Plant Nectar
MeSH HeadingPlant Nectar
Tree NumberD20.215.780
Scope NoteSugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of attraction for pollinating insects and animals, as well as being a nutrient source to animal mutualists which provide protection of plants against herbivores.
Entry TermNectar
See AlsoFlowers
See AlsoHoney
See AlsoPollination
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AI AN BI BL CF CH CL CS CT DF DU EC GE HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD SE ST TO TU UR
Registry Number0
Previous Indexing Flowers (2000-2009)
Previous Indexing Plant Proteins (1999-2009)
History Note2010
Date of Entry20090706
Unique IDD057048


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Complex Mixtures [D20]
   Biological Products [D20.215]
Antitoxins [D20.215.121]  +
Biological Control Agents [D20.215.191]
Biological Warfare Agents [D20.215.226]
Biosimilar Pharmaceuticals [D20.215.261]
Immune Sera [D20.215.401]  +
Menotropins [D20.215.535]
Picibanil [D20.215.659]
Plant Exudates [D20.215.721]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodePlant Nectar [D20.215.780]
Plant Preparations [D20.215.784]  +
Vaccines [D20.215.894]  +

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