1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus.
There are about twenty-eight species in the... Read More
There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More
A method of controlling insect population, such as by chemical, biological, or other means
There... Read More
(Science: botany) a genus (Abies) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape, some of them valued for... Read More
Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of... Read More
The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More
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 are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More
Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More
A disaccharide made up of two glucose... Read More
(botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of an angiosperm tree
Vascular plants, e.g. gymnosperms and... Read More
(botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of a gymnosperm tree
Vascular plants (tracheophytes) are... Read More
A "cone" (such as the ones of pine trees). It is the fruiting body of gymnosperms. It can be male or... Read More
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
What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More
What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More
1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of pulmonate arachnids of the order scorpiones, having a... Read More
(Science: botany) A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the indian pipe and pine sap. The name... Read More
1. The current of a stream.
2. (Science: ornithology) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous... Read More
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
Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. Bull bat, the pine snake of the united states. Bull... Read More
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
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
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
A thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal, etc, and having a varied composition... Read More
Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More
Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More
The meaning of the term "organization" is very simple. It means the state wherein things are... Read More
By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga
In the previous lesson, we've come to know some of the most fascinating endemic... Read More