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Apical meristem

Definition noun, plural: apical meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue that is located at the tips or terminal... 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

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Ground meristem

Definition ''noun, plural: ground meristem (botany) The primary meristematic tissue from where the ground tissues (i.e.... Read More

Procambium

Definition noun, plural: procambia (botany) The primary meristem where the primary vascular tissues develop... Read More

Protoderm

Definition noun, plural: protoderms (botany) The primary meristem from where the epidermis of the plant are... Read More

Primary meristem

Definition noun, plural: primary meristems (''botany') A type of meristem that is involved in the primary growth and thus... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Apical Meristem

Meristems are areas in plants where mitosis occurs, and due to this cell division, it is also where growth occurs. Lateral... Read More

Meristem

Definition noun, plural: meristems (''botany') An undifferentiated plant tissue that can give rise to different tissues and... Read More

Lateral meristem

Definition noun, plural: lateral meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue comprised of meristematic cells in the... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... 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

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

Root cap

root cap (Science: botany) A mass of parenchymtous cells which covers and protects the growing cells at the end of a root; a... Read More

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae)

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae) VIANNA, Wânia de Oliveira, SOARES, Marli Kasue Misaki... Read More

Primary xylem

Definition noun, plural: primary xylems The xylem formed during the primary growth from procambium of root and shoot... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Plant

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

Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More