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Agriculture

Agriculture The science of raising plants and/or animals for food, clothing or other useful products. The practice of... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Secondary succession

We all have come across news where forest lands got destroyed by wildfires. Or sometimes we have read about an entire... Read More

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants     ... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Waste management

Waste management refers to the various schemes to manage and dispose of wastes. It can be by discarding, destroying,... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Geoponics

Geoponics The art or science of cultivating the earth; agriculture. Origin: gr., cf. F.... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Autotroph

Autotroph Definition What is an autotroph? In biology and ecology, an autotroph is an organism capable of making nutritive... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Hydroxide ions

Hydroxide is a polyatomic ion consisting of oxygen and hydrogen: OH− It has a charge of −1. Hydroxide is one of the... Read More

Branches of biology

Branches of Biology Biology is the scientific study of life. It includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of... Read More

Hybridization

Definition noun, plural: hybridizations (reproductive biology) The act or process of mating organisms of different... Read More

Thermophile

Thermophiles Definition What are thermophiles? Let us first understand the literal meaning of the word ‘thermophile’.... Read More

Crop

Definition noun, plural: crops (1) (botany) A plant grown to be harvested for agricultural use. (2) (botany) The total... Read More

Crop yield

Definition noun The amount of plant crop (such as cereal, grain or legume) harvested per unit area for a given... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Homo sapiens What are homo sapiens? Homo sapiens is the species of all the highly developed primates on earth, a category... Read More

Abiotic Fixation

Definition noun It is part in nitrogen cycle wherein atmospheric nitrogen fixation carries out non-living components to... Read More

Rivet Hypothesis

Definition noun It is a theory that entails about the conditions of ecosystem wherein a significant loss of a certain... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Forest fire

Definition noun, plural: forest fires A wildfire that consumes a forest or a woodland Supplement A wildfire is a... Read More

New Zealand’s Biodiversity

Written by: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Peer-reviewed by: Cathy Buntting, Ph.D. and Andrea Soanes Why is New... Read More

Biosecurity and Biocontrol

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the importance of modern science... Read More

Terraculture

terraculture cultivation on the earth; agriculture. Terracul''tural. Origin: L. Terra the earth -... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More

Organic

Definition noun, plural: organics (Chemistry) An organic compound; or any substance containing carbon-based compounds,... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Diversity

Definition noun, plural: diversities (biology) The degree of variation of living things present in a particular... Read More