bud mutation

noun
  1. a variation produced by a genetic alteration in the bud such that the seeds produced by the resulting growth perpetuate the change in succeeding generations.
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Historical Examples of bud mutation

  • No cherry cultivated for its fruit is reported to have come from a sport or a bud-mutation.