rest period

noun

Definition of rest period

1 : a period when the internal condition of a wood plant is unfavorable for the growth of buds even though external conditions are favorable
2 : a period (as during winter or in a dry season) when bulbous plants lose their foliage and mature their bulbs

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“Rest period.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rest%20period. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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