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Pine

pine 1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus. There are about twenty-eight species in the... 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

Insect control

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

Fir

Fir (Science: botany) a genus (Abies) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape, some of them valued for... Read More

Resin

resin Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of... Read More

Decomposer

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

Barren

Barren 1. A tract of barren land. 2. Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens;... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Cellobiose

Definition noun plural: cellobioses cel·lo·bi·ose, ˌsɛləʊˈbaɪəʊz A disaccharide made up of two glucose... Read More

Hardwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of an angiosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants, e.g. gymnosperms and... Read More

Softwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of a gymnosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants (tracheophytes) are... Read More

Strobilus

strobilus A "cone" (such as the ones of pine trees). It is the fruiting body of gymnosperms. It can be male or... Read More

Rasp

rasp 1. To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to... Read More

Angiosperm

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

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Scorpion

scorpion 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of pulmonate arachnids of the order scorpiones, having a... Read More

Monotropa

monotropa (Science: botany) A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the indian pipe and pine sap. The name... Read More

Swift

swift 1. The current of a stream. 2. (Science: ornithology) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous... Read More

Bleed

Bleed 1. To emit blood; to lose blood; to run with blood, by whatever means; as, the arm bleeds; the wound bled freely; to... Read More

Bull

Bull Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. Bull bat, the pine snake of the united states. Bull... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Needle

needle 1. A small instrument of steel, sharply pointed at one end, with an eye to receive a thread, used in sewing. In some... Read More

Plank

plank 1. To cover or lay with planks; as, to plank a floor or a ship. Planked with pine. 2. To lay down, as on a plank or... Read More

Tar

tar A thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal, etc, and having a varied composition... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... 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

Organization

Organization Definition The meaning of the term "organization" is very simple. It means the state wherein things are... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Flora

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we've come to know some of the most fascinating endemic... Read More