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Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Plant cell

A plant cell refers to any cell of a plant. Plant cells are presumed to have evolved from the early green algae and probably... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Plant sets off “SOS” for plant defense when it gets hurt

When herbivore, such as an insect, nibbles a plant leaf, the plant sets off an "SOS" or distress signal as one of the... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants     ... Read More

Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification

Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification      ... Read More

Plant Biology

Plantlife can be studied at a variety of levels, from the molecular, genetic and biochemical level through organelles,... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World

 The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World      ... Read More

Turgidity

Turgidity is the state of being turgid or swollen, especially due to high fluid content. In general context, turgidity... Read More

Angiosperm

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

C4 plant

Definition noun (botany) (1) A plant that utilizes the C4 carbon fixation pathway in which the CO2 is first bound to a... Read More

C3 plant

Definition noun (botany) (1) A plant that utilizes the C3 carbon fixation pathway as the sole mechanism to convert CO2 into... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Armitage’s Native Plants for North American Gardens

 Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens      ... Read More

Plants, Genes, and Crop Biotechnology

Plants, Genes, and Crop Biotechnology       ... 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

Unusual Plants

By Regina Bailey Plants are amazing organisms. They are able to create their own food through photosynthesis, and provide... Read More

Parenchyma

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

Plant growth substances

plant growth substances (Science: plant biology) substances that, at low concentration, influence plant growth and... Read More

Aspects of Plant Intelligence

Aspects of Plant Intelligence Anthony Trewavas1 1 Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh,... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Plant hormone

'''Plant hormones (or plant growth regulators, or PGRs) are internally-secreted chemicals in plants that are used for... Read More

Plant association

plant association A grouping of plant species, or a plant community, that recurs across the landscape. Plant associations... Read More

Medicinal plant

Definition noun Any plant whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or plant part is used for therapeutic, tonic, purgative, or... Read More

The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth’s History

The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History     ... Read More

CAM plant

Definition noun (botany) A plant that utilizes the Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) as an adaptation for arid... Read More