If you remove all of the terminal buds from a plant, what is the most likely outcome?

If you remove all of the terminal buds from a plant, what is the most likely outcome?
A) Branching would occur, and the plant would become bushier as all new growth would originate from the lateral buds.
B) All of the plant’s leaves would die and photosynthesis would cease.
C) The plant would continue to grow taller but would be unable to produce lateral growth.
D) There would be more root growth which would allow for a greater nutrient uptake.
E) Additional stems would develop and grow upward.

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