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Garden

Garden 1. A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables. 2. A rich,... Read More

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens CHRISTIAN R. VOGL BRIGITTE VOGL-LUKASSER... Read More

Independent Assortment

Independent Assortment Definition Independent assortment refers to the genes or alleles that sort into the newly formed... Read More

Gregor Mendel

Definition noun Augustinian monk and botanist who formulated the laws of heredity based on his careful breeding... Read More

Second filial generation

Definition noun (genetics) The filial generation comprised of offspring(s) resulting from a cross between two individuals... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic Trait Definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Filial generation

Definition noun, plural: filial generations (genetics) Any generation resulting from a genetically controlled mating... Read More

Gene

A gene is the fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity. The genes make up the sequences of DNA (genotypes).... Read More

Hedge

Hedge 1. To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Spider

spider 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order araneina. Spiders have the... Read More

Arbor

Arbor a kind of latticework formed of, or covered with, vines, branches of trees, or other plants, for shade; a... Read More

Proper

proper 1. Belonging to one; one's own; individual. His proper good E, his own possessions . My proper son. Now learn the... Read More

Dormancy

Dormancy a period in which a plant does not grow, awaiting necessary environmentalconditions such as temperature, moisture,... Read More

Monohybrid cross

Definition noun A genetic cross between homozygous individuals but with different alleles for a single gene locus of... Read More

Agriculture

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

First filial generation

Definition noun (genetics) The filial generation comprised of offspring(s) resulting from a cross between two individuals... Read More

Narrow

narrow 1. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; having little distance from side to side; as, a narrow board; a narrow... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that were initially... Read More

Particulate inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) A theory formulated by Gregor Mendel based on his garden pea breeding experiments wherein he... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Non-Mendelian inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) A type of biological inheritance wherein the patterns of phenotypes do not accord with those as... Read More

Mendelian inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) A type of biological inheritance that conforms to the set of principles of Gregor Mendel... Read More

Monogenic inheritance

Definition noun A form of inheritance that follows Mendel's Law of Heredity Supplement Monogenic inheritance refers to the... Read More

Organic matter

Definition noun Any of the carbon-based compounds found in nature Supplement Organic matter pertains to any of the... Read More

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More

Pavilion

pavilion 1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; especially, a tent raised on posts. The greeks do pitch... Read More

Balsam

Balsam 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,... Read More

Theory

Theory Definition In science, a theory is a scientific explanation of a phenomenon. By scientific, it means it is an... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Plot

plot 1. A small extent of ground; a plat; as, a garden plot. 2. A plantation laid out. 3. A plan or draught of a field,... Read More

Parental generation

Definition noun (genetics) The first set of parents crossed in which their genotype is the basis for predicting the... Read More

Thyme

thyme (Science: botany) Any plant of the labiate genus thymus. The garden thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a warm, pungent... Read More

Passions

passion 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More

Paradise

paradise To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch. 1. The garden of Eden, in which adam and eve... Read More

Dwarf

Dwarf pl Dwarfs . OE. Dwergh, dwerf, dwarf, as. Dweorg, dweorh; akin to D. Dwerg, MHG. Twerc, g. Zwerg, Icel. Dvergr, Sw.... Read More

Weed

weed (Science: botany) Any plant that is growing in a place where a human wants a different kindof plant or no plants at... Read More

Agony

Agony Origin: L. Agonia, gr, orig. A contest, fr., cf. F. Agonie. See Agon. 1. Violent contest or striving. The world is... Read More

Labyrinth

Labyrinth 1. An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior... 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