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The study of plant life is known as botany. All questions related to plant sciences such as taxonomy are welcome here.
An auto salvage yard can answer this question with ease. And likely be right, too.
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Terrestrial plants that are able to survive in or very close to sea or brak water are called Halophytes, this means that they are able to either process salt water or extract water from salt water. Most plants cannot survive on sea/ saline or brak water, as the process of osmosis that enables wate…
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Plants and chlorine Around the central PA area I'm noticing a lot of decorative grasses being used. I think that might be my first choice when we install our new pool. More opinions from FAQ Farmers: In Texas we've had great luck with vinca, petunias, begonias and pansies. We also have blue rug…
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Do you mean the plants next to the swimming pool edge or coping, decking? Even with splash out , the chlorine content will not be high enough to effect the plants. There will be no chlorine fumes unless you are having a company add chlorine gas to the pool and even then very little will escape -- w…
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Tree roots in sewer lines force you for sewer line replacement to cut down tree roots below are few solutions. 1. Mechanically Cutting Tree Roots One of the most common techniques is to use a mechanical auger. "The mechanical method of root removal is simple," says Tim Carter, author of the syndic…
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Orange or yellow-colored spots in pool water or on pool surfaces is generally called mustard algae. This can be brushed off, but unless you use a strong algaecide they'll come back. You make sure your alkilinity and pH are correct, add 2 and 1/2 gallons of liquid chlorine, 4 to eight caps full o…
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Rose. The Rose since 1955.The New York state flower is the Rose.
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Answer Unless you hit someone first, you really can't bring abuse on yourself. Answer If you have an abusive partner, any request you make - especially for intimacy - puts him in a position of superiority. He is likely to leverage this newfound supremacy and power to abuse you.
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I've had that happen to me many times in my previous abusive relationship.Every single time they made me feel as if i was the one to blame to the point that i was beginning to think that i was going crazy! After some time i realized that it wasnt me.Also the isolation required from my partner contri…
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Answer Purportedly, an IUD that remains in the uterus beyond its recommended term can become embedded in the uterine wall. If this happens, there is an increased risk of bleeding, scarring, and pelvic infection. The probability of this risk is undocumented, however. Moreover, an embedded IUD may…
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Some adaptations include trees with thin, smooth bark. They don't need thick bark to keep them from drying out because the rainforest is so wet. Trees often have buttresses, large branching ridges near the base, for support because their roots are often shallow and they grow tall to reach the sunlig…
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Dont take the cheap way out, blocks are bad as they cause axle wrap. Axle wrap happens when you apply tork to the wheels and the leaf springs want to bend in a s shape which causes lose of traction and broken axles. If you dont want to buy new leaf springs you should buy some droped hangers and shak…
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Answer The corn that we eat is the seed part of the corn plant. Each little kernel is a fertilized seed, and if left to mature and dry can be planted and will grow a corn plant.
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Greece, Germany, China, India, Russia, Japan, Scandinavia, the British Isles, the Middle East, North America, Central America, South America, etc.In other words, just about everywhere.Conifers are simply cone-bearing trees. They include pines, cedars, junipers (which are excellent for Bonsai), cypre…
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Gymnosperms (meaning "naked seeds") are seed-bearing plants that don't produce flowers, instead they have male and female reproductive organs mostly in the form of cones. Their microsporophylls release pollen into the air to make available to the ovule, in the megasporophylls causing fertilization. …
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Take a cutting of that plant, go to your local nursery and get the name of the plant and either ask them or look it up on the web. If you have children it's best to get to know what plants are around the play area and if any should be poisonous it's best to get rid of them. plant part you choose ap…
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These days there must be hundreds of thousands of restaurants that let you browse their menus online. Unfortunately not a large number of them let you place the order completely online. Most full service restaurants just aren't set up for it. Many are offering the service of looking at their menu on…
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Yes. The salt water will cause soil salinity which will damage most plants currently growing and will have lasting and environmentally damaging effects. The salt water needs to be diluted with fresh water to attain a salt level of 2 (dS/m) or less. An alternative would be to evaporate the water o…
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Logically speaking sand is also a type of soil in which belong to the 3 textural fraction know as Sand Silt and Clay. This textural fraction makes up the Soil Texture. (Sand, Loam, and Clay). We consider a soil as sandy when it contain 70% or more sand. Clay when it contains at least 40% of Clay.…
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Plants can not grow in sand alone. If you provide the necessary nutrients and water, as in Hydroponic gardening, then you can grow healthy plants in sand or gravel. But that is not 'sand alone'. Likewise, plants will grow well in sand that has organic material and other soil enrichers mixed into it…
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Answer New York State Flower Rose Rosa The rose, in all its variety and color, was made the State flower in 1955. Roses have been appreciated throughout the centuries and are considered one of the most popular and widely cultivated flowers in the world today, with over 150 species and more…
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The short answer is yes, sugar does help plants grow.However, excessive amounts of sucrose can be harmful to a plant.For plants growing hydroponically or in a selective medium such as in a petri dish, sucrose is often used as a carbon source for sprouting plants.Plants make sugars through photosynth…
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It means "delicate beauty." Answer There aren't any specific or concrete meanings for certain tattoo symbols. For example: A cross to some may be just be a cross. But to others, there's a religious meaning. Check out tattoo symbolism here: http://tattoo.about.com/cs/beginners/a/symbols_intro.…
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Where you live and what type of soil you have makes a big difference. The most important thing is light exposure. To raise the pH level of a Poinsettia Plant use 1 tablespoon of Baking soda in 1 gallon of water and rinse the root one time per week.
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Injecting Food Coloring into Tulip Bulb Any flower that is white will absorb the color you choose. You see that often with carnations. They are dyed blue alot. I have found nothing on-line that shows this. I did see one reference where a virus was injected into the bulb to change the flower colo…
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Coca-Cola or WaterI do know from an experiment that Sprite or Sierra Mist will preserve cut flowers. Coca-Cola is saving crops in India! Check it out on the web!!!  Coke Used as Pesticide in IndiaWhile it is true that Coke is saving crops in India as mentioned on the web, it has nothing to do …
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Answer I would call that obligate mutualism. The microbes would be the normal flora of the plant/animal. Like rhizomes on plant roots that fix nitrogen or the E. coli in your intestine making vitamin K. symbiotics Answer I'm not sure if this question is a typo, but an "organism" is an ind…
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Depending on the age of the child I would generally start by lifting them slightly and going into the water forehead first and then goggles first. practice holding their breath for 6 seconds then breathing out.For an older child complaining that the water goes up their nose when doing freestyle this…
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Answer Buy a slip on recoil pad. I did this fir an 11-87 and it worked great. I believe that if you contact Remington, this gun can be changed to a full size stock for a modest charge. See this link to Remingtons site. http://remington.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/remington.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?…
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Answer Semi vegetarians - basically they 'limit' animal products. Lacto vegetarian - they avoid all animal products except for dairy products. Lacto-ovo vegetarians - excludes all meat except for dairy and eggs. Vegans - avoid all animal products in their diet, such as meats, dairy products,…
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Answer First of all, ensure that the seeds are dry and free from any plant debris remaining from the seed head. Then store them in small envelopes and put the collection of envelopes in an airtight container and store that in a cool dark dry place until you need them. Alternatively, a friend of …
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Planting Flower Bulbs in Pots Inside Summer bulbs can be planted inside. Bulbs are planted in the fall, placed in small pots, and covered with tin foil to block the light. Place them in the refrigerator for 6 weeks, then take out the water and put them in a sunny window. You can have tulips anytime…
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The Tallest Tree According to the researches of Dr A.C. Carder, the tallest tree ever measured was an Australian Eucalyptus regnans at Watts River, Victoria, Australia, reported in 1872 by forester William Ferguson. It was 132.6 m (435 ft) tall and almost certainly measured over 150 m (500 ft) orig…
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I HATE YOUFlorida Gulf State University beat San Diego State 81-71 in the third round of the 2013 NCAA tournament to advance to the Sweet Sixteen. 
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Who knows? It could be nearly anything. For starters it could become sturdier and have a stronger structure, or it could develop a looser structure that harnessed the pressure and help it grow. It could be nearly anything! Most likely yes. If a cactus was planted in a damp area, then it may grow ve…
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Can serve as decomposersOne-celled organisms that can be spherical, spiral, or rod-shaped and appearing singly or in chains, comprising the Schizomycota, a phylum of the kingdom Monera. various species are involved in fermentation, putrefaction, infectious diseases, or nitrogen fixation.
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Grow Hostas Hostas, Hostas Hostas. You just have to trim them every end or beginning of the winter and let them do the rest. There are many varieties and patterns and when they get too big you can split them. It Depends on Your Needs Hostas are wonderful!! They grow beautifully in pots, winte…
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If it does not have enough sun the stem will be spindly and not look wellmorestem thickness is highly regulated and is related to overall growth speed. one can use plant hormones to slow down growth rate resulting is shorter and thicker stemslook up tropic response in plant growthmorea plant's stem …
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Answer yes but the system needs to be flushed compresor oil drained accumalator changed condensor flushed this something u need a professional due to make sure it's done propperly if not it could cost u more in the long run.....
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Bugs, Lightening, Acid Rain and Topping are some things that can harm trees. Ref: http://www.blackpool.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/542C6D59-77CB-42BF-8C11-912F5A03D23E/0/toppinghandout.pdf Go to this web site and click on How to Kill a Tree http://www.treelink.org/docs/appleton_posters.php
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Materials: a leaf, a 100 mL beaker, 10 mL ethanol, a hot plate, a power outlet to plug the hot plate into, a Petri dish, goggles, supervision (if you're a kid) Suppose you're working with a spinach leaf. Put it into a 100 mL beaker. Add 10 mL of ethanol to it. Place the beaker with ethanol on a hot…
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Germination Does Affect plant growth Without germination in the plant, the plant is not able to grow. The germination is the begining of life for the seed plant however the rate of germination is not directly related to rates of plant growth one can find speedy germinating seeds which grow slowl…
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Answer Ok, the answer is yes, depending on what plants you are talking about, if you are talking about epsom salts that is a good thing for some plants. Also magnesium, and try to direct your pool discharge away from your landscape. The art of pool water discharge is easy. PVC pipe is very helpfu…
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Keep Deer From Eating Your FlowersA fence is the only sure way to keep deer from eating flowers, or vegetables from your garden. Unfortunately, deer will hop a 6' fence if they can see good things to eat on the other side, so the fence has to be at least 8' high, or have a horizontal outrigger that …
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If the REAL question is whether a girl can be impregnated by sperm that were swimming around in a bath tub, the answer is no. The viability of sperm in bath water is poor to non-existent. The chances that even a single spermatozoon lived in the bath water for any length of time and manged to find …
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Try Miniature Melons, most local restaurants will buy them off season
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Plants Produce Pollen well you should know that people say thatall that is just a myth sperm has no relavance to this. ===== Actually, there are a number of plants that produce sperm. These include species like Licopodium, Psilotum, Selaginella, Equisetum, Fucus, ferns, etc. Cycads produce s…
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They are the fruit of the rose, containing the seeds. They're called "rose hips". They are there because any time a flower is pollinated, it makes seeds. Otherwise there wouldn't be any more plants. Many gardeners consider them ornamental. They can be made into Rose Hip Jelly, which is very high in…
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Leaves are the food factories of plants. During the spring and summer, they are actively making food and are filled with pigments, like chlorophyll, which gives the leaves their green color. As summer ends and the days get shorter and cooler, food production stops and the leaves stop producing food.…
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There are 2 types: benign where the cancerous cells are surrounded by a fibrous membrane preventing metastasis. cancerous: the cancerous cells are not surrounded by a membrane and so are free to move throughout the body, spreading the tumour to other organs/tissues. Cancer cells arise when the cel…
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Answer The Dell Latitude C-640 has HI-SPEED USB2 compliant hardware, but often driver problems cause the error "HI-SPEED USB Device Attached To non-HI-SPEED Hub". This is not easy to fix (I'm still fighting it myself) but supposedly some of these websites can help: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How…
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Orange juice is too acidic and can break down a plant's immune system. Additionally, orange juice can promote the growth of certain types of mold, fungus, and bacteria in the soil which could harm the plant's root system. Water and nutrient rich fertilizer are the best ways to promote the healthy gr…
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Answer Flower: Dogwood Cornus florida. But, in shorter (and more commonly used) terms, it can be simply called the dogwood.
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Plants, in fact, do grow faster under certain colors of light. The reason for this is that chloroplasts can only absorb certain wavelengths of light because of the pigments they contain. There are 2 photosystems in plants called photosystem I and II. PS I absorbs light on the wavelength of 700nm whi…
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How Often to Water Plants--too vague a Q Not every plant is the same, so this question should include the type of plant, its environment, and how long you've had it. if is a normal plant from cities (that grow in cities), if you grow a plant u put water 4 it to grow the next week on the same day yo…
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Coffee Growing at Home Growing a coffee plant at home is a rewarding experience that will help you learn and appreciate the work involved in producing coffee. It is a very easy plant to take care of and is a great conversation piece, especially during flowering or cherry development. Ideally you…
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The chemical processes occurring within a living cell or organism that are necessary for the maintenance of life.
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Answer: There are many folk-cures and hear-say remedies for growing plants, many if not most will end in weakening if not killing the plant, the best recourse is to know the plant, know what type of soil it likes, and what kind of nutrients it requires, (well balanced nutrient filled diet) the sim…
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There are two of them. One is the Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima), usually displayed on Christmas celebrations and named in Mexico as Flor de Nochebuena. The other one is the Mexican Marygold (Tagetes erecta), also named Flor de muertos, cempasuchil or zempoalxochitl, which is used during the Day…
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The tallest living tree stands at 367 feet, 6 in.or five stories higher than the Statue of Liberty. It is a Mendocino Tree, a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) found at Montgomery State Reserve near Ukiah, California, USA. It is estimated to be over 1000 years old. The tree was last measured in S…
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They will. Apple juice in plants won't make the plants die fast, but soda will. Soda will make it turn yellow and die. Milk will make it grow a little but, not as much as water will. water is the most common thing they would put in plants.
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There really is nothing you can do except try and separate the animal from the plant.
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Flowers are part of a plant that produce fruits and seeds.
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Answer I do not know for sure ,but I can tell you this:our Rosemary plants have mouse holes under them ...and wherever mice are, snakes will be!
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plants can be crossed breed through grafting or marccotting. these process can change the color of the plant's leaves, flowers, and sometimes fruits.
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The transfer of pollen from a stamen to a pistil; fertilization in flowering plants. It takes place through self-pollination or cross-pollination. Please note that this answer refers specifically to the pollination of angiosperms and gymnosperms. Self-pollination: Please see the related link below.…
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Causes of Dew When the temperature of the leaf (or any other surface, for that matter) drops below the dewpoint of the surrounding air, water will condense on it. If the dewpoint is below freezing, the water will condense directly into a solid, otherwise known as frost. Something interesting is …
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These are all the ones i know: Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Lille, Nice, Orléans, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Rennes, Limoges, Cannes, Clermont-Ferrand, Avignon, Chartres, Lourdes, Clichy, Colmar, Cognac, Grenoble, Montpellier, Nimes, Versailles, and Aix-les-Bains.
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Both sugar and salt are needed for plant growth. But first a distinction needs to be made between what is meant by "sugar" and "salt". In the home context salt refers to Sodium Chloride (NaCl) or normal table salt; refined and granulated sugar is normally sucrose (a Disaccharide) which is a carbohyd…
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CaffeineMinerals like potassium are often found alongside caffeine when it occurs in plant sources like coffee beans, and that could help the plant grow faster. But the caffeine itself would be unlikely to have any affect on the plant's rate of growth. I tested it and the plant grew at normal rate b…
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Edible Plants That's a pretty broad question. Almost all plants, or some part of them, have some nutritional value. The number of poisonous ones is actually relatively small, but they can be rather deadly, so I wouldn't just go around eating things. All the fruits and vegetables you find…
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Lots of plants are edible. These include: Leaves SpinachChardLettuceDasheenEndiveCabbageTea Roots PotatoCarrotParsnipYamCassavaYuca Seeds/Grains/Nuts WheatRiceBuckwheatBrasil NutHazelnutAlmondSunflower SeedsCashewChestnutQuinoa Fruits and Vegetables: PumpkinSquashEggplantTomatoPeachPlumPearAppleBan…
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Vascular tissue in plants can best be compared to blood vessels in people and animals.
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I did a science fair project and we grew plants inside, with no wind, and the plants in the rocks grew better than the plants that were growing from the sand and dirt from outside. == It depends on the type of plant, some plants are native to rocky soils, others, sandy soils, others clay soils e…
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Sugar will help a seedling grow because it gives the seed the extra carbon it needs. However, if added to much,it will kill a full grown plant.
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This is just variety list, but here goes: Corn: Clothing, Bags, Corn oil (for cooking), Corn starch, Corn meal, Bird food, Animal feeds, Human food, Fuel for cars (Ethanol) and home heating (used in a corn burner) and cosmetics. Soybeans: Crayons, Soybean oil (cooking), Ink, and Alternative fuels…
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In pea plants the tallness trait moving separately from the color trait is an example of Mendel's 2nd law of Independent assortment. It states the appearance of one gene will not affect the appearance of another gene.
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Answer... What one associates with "burning in the sun" is usually sunburn. Plants are very different from animals; they do not even have all of the same cell organelles that animals do. Taking this into consideration, plants do not have the kind of epidermal tissue (skin) that animals do, making…
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ATPHow is a large DNA molecule enclosed compactly within the nucleus of a plant cell?
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Houseplants with Brown Leaves Leaf tips may turn brown due to too little humidity. Other possible problems are too much or too little water, too much or too little light, or too much fertilizer for the plant in question; rule out some of these and try adjusting the others. ANSWER: Mainly this…
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The basic functional difference is that Starch is for energy storage and Cellulose is for Cell Wall formation. The difference in structure is in the two possible ways to connect the glucose monomers together.
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Salt water is very bad for plants. Regular tap water is much better for the plants then the salt water. That being said, regular tap water is worse then rain or river water since it is still treated with some salts to make it cleaner for us to drink. Answer As salt water will kill it quickly i…
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Sunlight is an important part of photosynthesis. This is because Photosynthesis is the when a plant turns the energy that it gets from the Sun into energy that the plant can use. When a plant has more sunlight it can photosynthesize faster because there is more sunlight for the plant to convert int…
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Yes, because the ovary having axile placentation produce the same number of ovules in all types of apples.
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Albumin and starch molecules are too big to diffuse across cell membranes. They will not be able to diffuse from the intestine into the blood and from blood into the cells.
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leaves with parallel venation are normally monocots, this means they will have flowers with monocot characteristics (floral parts in multiples of 3). leaves with branched/ net venation are normally diocots, this means they will have flowers with diocot characteristics (floral parts in multiples of …
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light in the rainforest in the lower layers of the rainforest, there is little light because of the shadow caused by the canopy. this means the leaves need to be bigger to absorb more light to help them survive.
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Much like humans, plants use sugar as fuel for energy. Plants make their own nutrients through a process known as photosynthesis. They combine water, sunlight and carbon dioxide and produce sugars. The glucose and sucrose they create is stored in the leaves and stems of the plant and used to fuel th…
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No, they don't. Vascular plants are those which have phloem and xylem structures within them to transport water and nutrients around the plant. Most of the plants you see around you are vascular. Think about grass or herbaceous plants - you won't find growth rings in those if you cut them through …
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To get nectar from a flower, a hummingbird first inserts its long bill and/or tongue into the blossom. Its specially adapted tongue is folded into paired troughs or partial tubes and draws nectar into its mouth by capillary action. Hummingbirds also eat large quantities of insects and other inverteb…
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Don't refrigerate Whatever you do, DON'T place them in the fridge. Leaving them on the counter is good enough. To hasten the process some, place them in a brown paper bag and close the bag. The ethylene that's produced by the ripening process actually speeds it along. The oxidation will actually cau…
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Melons will do the trick!!From Bandalerro, Might work???Well I don?t know if this would work but you could try this, Once my wife wanted to do the same thing so she visited a natural medicine doctor and explained how she wanted her breast to be bigger and wanted to know what he suggested doing. The …
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Plants make sugar, not ethanol The plants themselves do not produce any ethanol at all. The plants produce sugars of various types, and then humans use a number of different processes to convert sugars into ethanol (the old fashioned method is simple fermentation with yeast for instance). Whi…
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Answer I am an elementary teacher and funnily enough we have just studied plants. We conducted investigations into sustaining plants and different methods of enhancing growth. We concluded that pepper mixed with water actually had a negative effect on the plants, however, carbonated water and sug…
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As per a previous question I answered, heavy metal does help plant growth. If you ever watched episode 23 of Mythbusters then you would know that there were noticeable differences in plant growth - especially for the plants that listened to heavy metal. Which in this case they "listened" to death me…
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The California poppy reproduces from seeds, and will reach 12 to 18 inches tall with silky, vibrant flowers extending approx. 2 inches across. Poppies are pollinated by beetles. After pollination, blooms fall way to seed pods that eventually dry and split open, dropping seeds. Seeds will lay dormant…
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no because sand does not have nutrients to grow any seed
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In general, sunlight is better for plant growth as it is intense and contains the full spectrum of electromagnetic radiation required for optimal plant growth. Artificial light, if it is an ordinary room light, will only support low-light tolerant plants. Most artificial light sources (fluorescent …
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