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The Sunflower, Helianthus annuus is an annual flower of the Americas best known for its bright yellow petals and delicious seeds.
Number of Flowers I do not think Sunflowers in general have a known maximum number of flowers. Most have one main flower and several smaller ones. It depends on what kind of sunflower you have. I grow ones that have many smaller blooms. Other kinds just have one GIGANTIC bloom. There are also d…
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No-one really knows the exact mechanism for 'heliotropism' -or sun tracking.It appears that an external factor ( the sun) is triggering a not -yet understood factor within the plant.It is still being researched. Heliotropism is the term used to describe the tracking of the sun by the flower buds of …
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Sunflower seeds are rich in oil because they are rich in poly-unsaturated fatty acid and mono-unsaturated oleic acid. Sunflower seed oil is extracted from the seeds by pressing them with great pressure.
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Yes it is a dicot .Mostly it's the grassy sort of plants that are monocots and they include corn,tulips etc.Dicots are the largest group of the two and consist of many familiar plants-roses,oaks,beans,apples etc. They emerge from the ground with two leaves instead of one. and that leads to sunflowe…
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If the sunflower seeds are kept in their original, sealed factory package, they can go a year. Note that the seed and nut packers have taken a lesson from the makers of snack foods like potato chips and are putting up their products in packages from which the air has been flushed with nitrogen gas. …
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Products that are made of seeds include mustard and chocolate.Products obtained from sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) include the following: Seeds - as a food used raw, baked, roasted, salted or not salted.Seeds - can be used for feeding seed-eating birds.Seeds - can be made into butter (like peanut b…
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The temperate grassland or prairie biome.
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They may, but they most likely would rather eat the seeds than the plant itself.
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Answer Sunflower is one of the most important oil seed crop grown in temperate countries. In India it has gained popularity due to the national priority of vegetable oil production. Karnataka accounts for nearly half the area under sunflower in the country. Hope this helps!
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Lilies symbolise purity and innocence. It symbolises good things with a dark shadow (aka, death, unfortunately...)
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Answer Plant one seed, one plant grows. One plant flowers produces seeds and dies. I guess it is an annual. And... Interestingly, there are some perennial sunflowers available, although the sunflower most of us are familiar with is annual, as described above. Perennial sunflowers are cl…
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Just keep the soil nice and moist.
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Yes. Sunflowers in Kentucky can be grown for confectionery (eating) or for birdseed, although oilseed (the most lucrative market) is not recommended because of frequent drought.
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Answer I'm no expert, but I believe yes: From: http://www.answers.com/topic/epigeal In botany, a seed is described as epigeal when the cotyledons of the germinating seed expand, throw off the seed shell and become photosynthetic above the ground. The converse, where the cotyledons remain …
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When the heads are ripe: cut and tie them together and dry in the sun for a week or so. Then you can remove the seeds by either rubbing them out or by laying them on a sheet on the floor and hitting them with a stick or (clean) broom. Further drying of the seeds for another week is best. They ca…
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Sunflower Seeds will last about 5 years, but under the right conditions can last up to 10 years.
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Sun flowers bloom in the summer
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Depending on the cultivar being grown and the time planted, a sunflower will usually begin blooming in late summer (mid-August to mid-September).
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it looks like sun hence it is called as sunflower its head also follows the sun on its course during the day.zaf.
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Sunflowers only face east when the sun is in the east. As the sun moves towards the west they turn to keep facing it. That's why they are called sunflowers.
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Many cravings are related to the body wanting either something sweet or something salty. It is very common to crave a snack like sunflower seeds, popcorn, chips, peanuts, or other salty treats. Also sunflower seeds are very good and healthy if you eat then correctly. If you do have cravings then I…
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depending on the size of the flower, there could be 34, 55 or 89. Very large ones may have 144
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If you mean salt water as in an experiment, you have to remember that salt will dehydrate the plant by the process of osmosis. A formerly healthy plant, when given the salt water, will begin to wilt, have yellowing of the leaves and any further growth will be stunted. If you mean growing sunflower…
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Kansas, Minnesota, North and South Dakota are the chiefs in growing sunflowers. They also grow near highways because of the types of air they need. They all grow either in tropical grassland, forests, or everyday gardens.
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SunflowerSunflowers can grow anywhere from 3 to 15 feet tall.
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Helianthus annuus Family- Compositae or Asteraceae
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No. In fact, roasted sunflower seeds are a popular snack.
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The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant that originated in Southeastern U.S. about 5000 years ago. It was used by the local natives in bread, medical ointments, dyes and body paints. Making it way to Mexico (trading between tribes) it was a valuable plant used by the Aztecs and Otomi o…
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Answer They contain healthy fats which are necessary for aiding weight reduction, lowering cholesterol, enhancing immunity and nourishing the reproductive organs, skin, hair and bone tissue, effectively lubricating our bodies. These are the good fats, vitally important and necessary for life itse…
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each seed is 1/11 of a gram.
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sunflower is a plant It is a flower which usually blossom on sunny days or summertime. The color of the petals are yellow with a round shape in the middle which is color brown.
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Just one Season.
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Best way is the well cultivated soil and red soil or add waste of animals like cow, mix it. It depends if your growing it indoors or outdoors. If indoors, you can go to your local gardening store or supermarket and look for potted soil.
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The main purpose of a sunflower (Helianthus annuus): Home gardener: the sunflower provides a beautiful ornamental summer flower. Food: the seed is a healthy snack that keeps you satified longer. Cooking ingredient: the sunflower oil is a healthy alternative. Spirituality: the full bloom plant is a…
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Sunflower produce carbon hydrates as the product of photosynthesis.Through light reaction and Calvin cycle CO2 changed to oxygen and sugar(carbonhydrates) And is used by us(the living organisms)that eat plant.Through cellular respiration organisms are able to turn carbon hydrate into energy that is …
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there is 678 types of sunflowers. Some of them are fooder, pooper, gunfhj, a sunflower, a dead sunflower and your mamas @$$ and your grand-ma's wrinkles.LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL LMAFO
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The basics of it is that sunflower seeds get dropped all the time but usually land on hard ground and never make it under the soil. By highways and dirt roads and the edge of planted crop fields the soil gets turned over quite often, therefore putting the seed in the ground.
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Flower petals are rarely a different quantity than a Fibonacci number. Look it up. It's pretty amazing. However, for a sunflower, that number should be 34, 55 or 89 depending upon its size.
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Sunflower drainage Sunflowers like to have good drainage. If you add plenty of compost to the soil, this can help to break poorly drained soil up. Also, you can raise the bed where they are to grow to improve drainage.
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The portion of the funiculus that is united to the ovule wall, commonly visible as a line or ridge on the seed coat.
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Yes many plants , the sunflower among them, turn their leaves or crowns to face the light and heat of the Sun.
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an average sunflower is the color yellowMost sunflowers are yellow, however, they can also be red or orange.
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According to the Chinese, if you give/recieve one you will have a good year.
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Sunflowers are prairie natives, which means that they need lots and lots of sunlight and wide open spaces. The plants can grow to 12 feet in height, and stalks placed too closely can suffer from reduced airflow, in the form of mildew. That being said, be aware that the heavy flower heads can pull t…
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small ones produce about 800 seeds and the larger ones 2000. Botanically the seeds are actually fruits.
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There's two answers for this: A model for the pattern of florets, and subsequently seeds, in the sunflower head was formulated by H. Vogel in 1979. It is a form called Fermat's spiral so that the florets are arranged to give the closest packing possible, and thus as many seeds possible per head. T…
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Sunflowers reproduce by large seeds that form in the center of their flowerhead.
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little water is needed. About 1/4 cups a day until it is fully grown.
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The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is a flowering annual dicot. As a dicot, its petals are in lots of 4 or 5. There are two types of petals on a sunflower. First there is the small disc florets in the center that form the seeds. These are very simple flowers with a single circlet of unassuming peta…
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Kanas is the sunflower state because it is a reminder of the wild sunflowers that grow across the state.
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Babies. =d
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In places such as Oklahoma sunflowers are voluntary plants and do not need to be planted but pulled.
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they are located in most of the US and mexico... in prairies, pastures, and roadsides.
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Yes.What's commonly referred to as an artichoke should really be called a 'globe artichoke' to differentiate it from a 'Jerusalem artichoke' and the other varieties.Sunflowers and (globe) Artichokes are from the same family Asteraceae, but so are daisies, chicory, safflower, and iceberg lettuc…
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Sunflowers grow in the summer and will face the sun when in bloom. In most areas, sow them in spring. In very mild climates, they sometimes also grow during the cooler months as well. Sunflowers grow near highways and Kansas, Minnesota, and North and South Dakota are one of the cheifs in growing s…
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Yes. Sunflowers can be grown right up until the first frost, which, depending on where you live, is usually not until late September or October.
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a sun with a stem.
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if you are living in country that is cold it needs to adapt in the sun change of temperature but if its a very hot country you have to water it more it is supposed to be
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Black oil sunflower seeds (BOSS) are often fed to horses. However, there is a severe risk of choke associated with doing so, so many vets recommend they NOT be fed to horses.Black oil sunflower seeds (BOSS) are often fed to horses. However, there is a severe risk of choke associated with doing so, s…
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difference between organic and comercal fertalizers
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Nitrogen and Phosphorous.
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They grow in fields. But only in the summer.So,that means only 17% grows in the fall,winter.and spring.There you have it they grow in fields but only in summer.
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Shade essentially block sunlight from the plant for all or part of the day. A sunflower grown in significantly shady conditions will usually be thinner and have a smaller bloom.
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Each sunflower head can contain as many as 800 to 2000 seeds. These seeds can vary in appearance, but the most common type used for snacking is black with a white stripe pattern on the hull. These seeds are the means of sunflower reproduction, and can be planted to grow into a new sunflower the foll…
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the habitat is fields woods and forest NOT FUR HELLO PEOPLE WOZ UP :-) HI
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To put it delicately, male hamsters are known for having 'out of proportion' testicles. Chances are your hamster's are quite average when compared to other male hamsters. However, a diet of only sunflowers will not give your little guy all the nutrients he needs to be healthy. He needs greens like a…
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Due to common mistake, they do not come from the cauliflower. They actually come from The sunflower. hence the name.Hey Hardrit. This is Danny Fagan, and I'm happy to help you solve this problem.
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Sunflower seed germinate in 5 to 10 days.
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uhh .. idk. :) I'm 16 & doing my science fair project on that. And right now I'm writing a research paper but there is nowhere on the internet that has any answers ! :|
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a sunflower weighs 1 pound.
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the best flavor is dill pickel rock on to the dill pickle
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Photosynthesis builds up simple sugars. Sugar is the currency for energy distribution in the plant.
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15 feet Certain varieties of sunflowers grow 15 feet tall, but there are varieties that grow much shorter.
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anytime if how do you take care of your flower
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It has a very light scent... so little that most think its not really scented no
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Information about the sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is best obtained from the County Extension Agent in your area. He can provide specific information. For general information, a trip to the library, or perusing the Internet, can prove to be an enjoyable activity for a quiet afternoon.
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True sunflowers are found in the genus Helianthus, in the family Asteraceae.
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im not sure, ive given sunflower kernels to my dog a 3 yr old pit bull and she loves them and i didnt notice any abnormalities. but you should still ask a vet i hope this helps Follow this link, and it will tell you what not to feed your dog: http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+1659&ai…
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It depends on the weather, but about five days for the smaller varieties.
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Yes! Sunflower seeds provide significant amounts of magnesium, selenium, and vitamin E! Vitamin E can also help prevent cardiovascular diseases and diabetic problems. Like all things, however, eating too much can be bad. Sunflower seeds tend to be really salty, especially processed ones. But, eating…
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The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual native to the Southeastern U.S. Many of the native tribes used the sunflower as their solar deity symbol. They also traded with each other, and the sunflower seed made its way to the interior of Mexico. When the Spanish explorers arrived in 1510, they t…
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Sunflower is a plant of family Asteraceae having its flowers facing the sun at the time of anthesis. its botanical name is Helienthus annus
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The seeds inside the sunflowers head drop off and the start to grow again if they get sun and rain.
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Sunflowers grows in a fast rate. After planting, they will start to sprout after a few days and within three months, will grow up to six feet.
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Nuts and seeds, fruits, insects, etc.
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The habitat of a sunflower is prairies and dry, open areas. The optimum temperature range is 70 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit, but sunflowers can tolerate high and low temperatures. They grow best in sunny, moist, or disturbed areas. Sunflowers like dry, arid, and sunny habitats. You should still water t…
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it needs about 20-30 degrees (Celsius) of water
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It depends where you plant it but mostly 2 months
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you dig it under the groung and water it but dont give it to much water or it will die
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about quarter of a cup per day
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The Still Life: Vase with Twelve Sunflowers is seen as one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings. It was painted in 1889.
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