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Moisture content

Definition noun The weight of the water contained in an object or material, usually expressed as a percentage of... Read More

Moisture

Definition noun (1) The presence of slight to moderate amount of liquid, especially water (2) The characteristic of being... Read More

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

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

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More

Desiccation

Desiccation definition Desiccation refers to the state, the act, or the process of removing or extracting water content... Read More

Eponychium

The eponychium is the layer present underneath the proximal nail fold that produces cuticles on the nail.... Read More

Plankton

Plankton is a diverse group of typically microscopic, aquatic organisms suspended in the water column and rely on water... Read More

Abiotic factor

An abiotic factor is a non-living element of the environment that influences the way organisms and ecosystems function. Some... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or breakdown of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Green ton

Green ton 2,000 pounds of undried biomass material. Moisture content must be specified if green tons are used as a measure... Read More

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Camelid

Camelid Definition A canelid refers to any of the even-toed ungulates of the family Camelidae, e.g. camels, llamas,... Read More

Sporophyte

Sporophyte Definition What is a sporophyte? Accordingly, the sporophyte is the plant generation that produces spores. To... Read More

Hydrophobic

Hydrophobic Definition The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred... Read More

Contamination

Contamination Definition Contamination, sometimes interchanged with pollution, is the existence of live things or... Read More

Isomaltulose

Definition noun plural: isomaltuloses A disaccharide comprised of a glucose monomer and a fructose monomer joined by... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Labia

Labia Definition Often, when persons think of the female reproductive system, they think of the vagina. However, the female... Read More

Canthus

Canthus Definition The canthus refers to the corner or angle of the eye formed by the joining of the lower and upper... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile (or hydrophilic molecule) mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a type of reproduction that does not... Read More

Dominant species

Dominance is the state of being supreme or dominant. Community dominance refers to the form of dominance where certain... Read More

Galacto-oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: galacto-oligosaccharides ga·lac·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride An oligosaccharide made up of... Read More

Cell differentiation

Cells are often described as the building blocks of life as they are the smallest unit used to build up organisms. Cells can... Read More