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Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Mineral

Definition noun plural: minerals min·er·al, ˈmɪn.əɹ.əl Any of the various naturally-occurring abiogenic substances,... Read More

Mineral soil

mineral soil (Science: ecology) Any soil consisting primarily of mineral (sand, silt and clay) material, rather than organic... Read More

Water in Plants

The movement of molecules, specifically water and any solutes, is vital to understand in light of plant processes. This will... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Root

root (Science: botany) The water- and mineral-absorbing part of a plant which is usually underground, does not bear leaves,... Read More

Kelp

The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

Plant Meristems and Growth

A common mistake that many people assume is that an increase in size means an increase in growth. This is not the case.... Read More

Carrying capacity

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

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Mine

mine 1. To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence,... Read More