lignification (plural lignifications)
- Turning to wood; the process of becoming ligneous.
2012, Richard W. Hemingway, Plant Polyphenols: Synthesis, Properties, Significance:
- Given the presumed role(s) of monolignol glucosides in lignification, it was of considerable interest to next establish whether UDPG:coniferyl alcohol (CA) glucosyl-transferases exhibited any substrate stereoselectivity toward either E- or Z-monolignols.
turning to wood, the process of becoming ligneous