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Pest

pest A general term for organisms (rats, insects, etc.) which may cause illness or damage or consume food crops and other... Read More

Infestation

Definition noun, plural: infestations (ecology) The state of having a large number of pest organisms thriving in a... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition In biology, synergistic effects are the effects when chemical substances or biological... 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

Exotic species

Exotic Species Definition What is an exotic species? In biology, an exotic species refers to a plant species or an animal... Read More

The Application of Biotechnology to Nutrition: An Overview

Maureen Mackey, PhD, FACN Monsanto Company, St Louis, Missouri Address reprint requests to: Maureen Mackey, PhD,... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... 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

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

Ion

We have been introduced to ions in varied fields of Science like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. This article takes you on... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Insect control

Definition noun A method of controlling insect population, such as by chemical, biological, or other means Supplement There... Read More

Vector

Vector Definition When one thinks of vectors one may think of many different things. This is because a vector can be... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Perch

perch (Science: zoology) 1. Any fresh water fish of the genus perca and of several other allied genera of the family... Read More

Poison

poison 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly... Read More

Succession

Definition noun, plural: successions, word origin: Latin "successio" 1. (general) (a) The act of following in order or... 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