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Grain

Grain (Science: botany) a fruit characteristic of grasses (such as rice), pollen Grain, a microspore of a seed plant, or the... Read More

Pollen Grain

A structure produced by plants containing the male haploid gamete to be used in reproduction. The gamete is covered by... Read More

Wheat

wheat (Science: botany) A cereal grass (triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Kernel

Kernel 1. The essential part of a seed; all that is within the seed walls; the edible substance contained in the shell of a... Read More

Rack

rack 1. An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something. Specifically: An engine... Read More

Straw

straw 1. A stalk or stem of certain species of grain, pulse, etc, especially of wheat, rye, oats, barley, more rarely of... Read More

Harvest

Harvest 1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and... Read More

Stack

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Tectum

Definition noun, plural: tectums, tecta A roof-like covering or structure Supplement Tectum is a term used to describe a... Read More

Stacks

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... 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

Intine

Intine (Science: plant biology) inner layer of the wall of a pollen Grain, resembling a primary cell wall in structure and... Read More

Granule

Granule (Science: pharmacology) a small quantity of a solid substance, smaller than a grain. Origin: L.... Read More

S gene complex

S gene complex (Science: molecular biology) genes coding for molecular components of the pollen stigma recognition system in... Read More

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads ... Read More

Microspore

Definition noun, plural: microspores (botany) The smaller spore produced by sporophytes and develop into male... Read More

Mica

mica (Science: chemical) The name of a group of minerals characterised by highly perfect cleavage, so that they readily... Read More

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

saccharomyces cerevisiae (Science: fungus) A species of yeast which is an important model organism for biological study,... Read More

Vat

vat 1. A large vessel, cistern, or tub, especially one used for holding in an immature state, chemical preparations for... Read More

Granum

Definition noun, plural: grana The collective term for the stack of thylakoids within the chloroplast of plant... Read More

Tare

tare 1. A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; alleged by modern naturalists to be the lolium temulentum, or darnel.... Read More

Hilum

Definition noun, plural: hila (botany) The scar on a seed or a spore at the site where it was attached to its stalk during... Read More

Granulation

Definition noun, plural: granulations (1) The act or process of forming grains or granules, e.g. the granulation of powder... Read More

Elaioplast

Definition noun, plural: elaioplasts (botany) A leucoplast that stores oil Supplement Plastids are organelles involved in... Read More

Maltose

Definition noun plural: maltoses mal·tose, ˈmɔːltəʊz A reducing disaccharide formed when two glucose monomers join... Read More

Vegan diet

Definition noun A strictly vegetarian diet excluding all foods derived from animals Supplement A vegan diet is a strict... 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

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Allopolyploidy

Definition noun (genetics) A type of euploidy wherein the additional set of chromosomes is derived from another species,... Read More

Agnathan

Definition noun, plural: agnathans Any of the jawless fish species belonging to the taxonomic superclass Agnatha of the... Read More

Balanced diet

Definition noun A diet consisting of the adequate amounts of all the necessary nutrients recommended for a healthy growth... Read More

Caryopsis

This is a dry, inhidescent fruit containing one seed, the ovary wall in which, the seed develops, permanently fuses together... Read More

Fiber

Definition noun, plural: fibers (1) (anatomy) any elongated, thread-like structure, e.g. nerve fiber (2) (botany) A cell... Read More

Butting joint

Butting joint a joint between two pieces of timber or wood, at the end of one or both, and either at right angles or oblique... Read More

Pollinium

Definition noun, plural: pollinia A mass of coherent pollen grains, as in the flowers of orchids and milkweeds... Read More

Chondrichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More

Collaboration

COLLABORATION A loose asscociation between organisms of the same species such that their activities benefit each other. Eg.... Read More

Pollinator

Pollinator A pollinator is the agent that moves pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma of a flower to... Read More