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Branch

An operation in a foreign country incorporated in the home country.

Branch

1. An office or subsidiary of a company that exists and conducts operations in a country other than the one in which the company is headquartered. See also: MNC.

2. A semi-independent office of a bank. For example, a bank may have five branches in a city where account holders can make deposits and withdrawals and conduct other business at the place most convenient for them.
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Therefore, we examined each shrub in September 1990 and May 1991 for abundance of scales and gall formers by randomly selecting three branchlets from each shrub and counting all scale insects and gall formers by gall type.
We found no evidence for interactions among nipple gallmakers on different leaves (dry mass of our focal gallmakers was not predicted by gall load at either neighborhood or branchlet scales).
Ovules solitary or occasionally paired in the axils of bracts on short branchlets or stalks which themselves are axillary on the first-, second- or occasionally third-year branchlet, sessile, subtending scales about 12-20, decussate, ovate to flabellate, concave, membranous, often rugose, nearly enclosed at maturity by the aril; arils open at the apex, 5-10 x 5-7 mm, green when young, sometimes remaining so, becoming orange or usually bright scarlet red at maturity; seeds hard, ovoid, 5-7 x 4-5 mm, becoming 2-4-angled at the apex, the hilum slightly depressed, ovate, triangular or square.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: 3 1/2" to 5" long and 1/2" wide, appearing on branchlets, each branchlet containing numerous leaves, leaves lanceolate shape with sparsely denticulate margins, glaucous beneath, parallel venation.
Branching dichotomous-alternated, widely spreading, branchlets curved, not forcipate, in the middle part 300-380 [micro]m in diam.
The smooth oval shaped leaves of about 8-16 cm long and 3-7 cm wide are alternately arranged in branchlets.
It is a small tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets having broad glossy dark green leaves.
The bracts of the ultimate branchlets (spikelet bracts) are often barely distinct from glumes (Goetghebeur, 1998).
The number of the spines per 10 um long dendrite from randomly chosen terminal branchlets was counted with an ocular micrometer at 1000x.
Their latest 'Micro Propagation' technique of using emerging branchlets from mature culms is one of the most successful and cheapest methods to establish a bamboo plantation.