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If corn is biofuels king, tropical maize may be emperor

When University of Illinois crop scientist Fred Below began growing tropical maize, the form of corn grown in the tropics,... Read More

Student Proves Giant Whorled Sunflower’s Extreme Rarity

The whorled sunflower grows in a rare environment called wet prairie. Jennifer Ellis investigates the... Read More

Stalks

stalk A stem. Usually refers to the pituitary stalk that connects the pituitary gland to the... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Bamboo

Bamboo (Science: botany) a plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries. The most useful... Read More

Angelica

Angelica (Science: botany) 1. An aromatic umbelliferous plant (Archangelica officinalis or angelica archangelica) the leaf... Read More

Aberrant stalk development and breakdown of tip dominance in Dictyostelium cell lines with RNAi-silenced expression of calcineurin B

Katrina Boeckeler1,2, Gilbert Tischendorf1, Rupert Mutzel1  and Barbara Weissenmayer1 1Institut für Biologie –... Read More

Aberrant stalk development and breakdown of tip dominance in Dictyostelium cell lines with RNAi-silenced expression of calcineurin B

Aberrant stalk development and breakdown of tip dominance in Dictyostelium cell lines with RNAi-silenced expression of... Read More

Edriophthalma

Edriophthalma (Science: zoology) a group of crustacea in which the eyes are without stalks; the arthrostraca. alternative... Read More

Acacias

Acacia Origin: L. From gr.; orig. The name of a thorny tree found in Egypt; prob. Fr. The root ak to be sharp. See acute. 1.... Read More

Strip-leaf

strip-leaf tobacco which has been stripped of its stalks before... Read More

Collenchyma

Definition noun, plural: cholenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by cells with thicker... Read More

Nucleolar organizer region banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that employs silver staining to preferentially stain the... Read More

Acacia

Acacia Origin: L. From gr.; orig. The name of a thorny tree found in Egypt; prob. Fr. The root ak to be sharp. See acute. 1.... Read More

Reels

reel 1. A frame with radial arms, or a kind of spool, turning on an axis, on which yarn, threads, lines, or the like, are... Read More

Jointworm

Jointworm (Science: zoology) The larva of a small, hymenopterous fly (Eurytoma hordei), which is found in gall-like... Read More

Acrocarpous

Acrocarpous (Science: botany) Having a terminal fructification; having the fruit at the end of the stalk. Having the fruit... Read More

Kex

Kex 1. (Science: botany) a weed; a kecksy. Though the rough kex break The starred mosaic. (Tennyson) 2. A dry husk or... Read More

Phragmites karka

Definition noun, Common perennial reeds that are usually found in tropical and temperate regions have an elongated rhizome... Read More

Umbels

umbel (Science: plant biology) A racemose inflorescence in which all the individual flower stalks arise in a cluster at the... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More

Spindleworm

spindleworm (Science: zoology) The larva of a noctuid mmoth (Achatodes zeae) which feeds inside the stalks of corn (maize),... Read More

Ripple

ripple An implement, with teeth like those of a comb, for removing the seeds and seed vessels from flax, broom corn,... Read More

Torchwort

torchwort (Science: botany) The common mullein, the stalks of which, dipped in suet, anciently served for torches. Synonym:... Read More

Filiform polyposis

Filiform polyposis (Science: radiology) benign, non-specific sequela of diffuse, severe mucosal inflammation, UC, Crohn's,... Read More

Enzymatic hydrolysis

Definition noun A catalytic decomposition of a chemical compound by reaction with water, such as the conversion of... Read More

Racemes

raceme (Science: plant biology) An indeterminate inflorescence in which a main main stem produces a series of flowers on... Read More

Alphaproteobacteria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Proteobacteria that includes phototropic proteobacteria,... Read More

Maidenhair

Maidenhair (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Adiantum (a. Pedatum), having very slender graceful stalks. It is common in... Read More

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places  ... Read More

Optic nerve

Definition noun, plural: optic nerves The cranial nerve that carry impulses for the sense of sight... Read More

Plant poisoning

plant poisoning poisoning by the ingestion of plants or its leaves, berries, roots or stalks. The manifestations in both... Read More

New processing steps promise more economical ethanol production

BLACKSBURG, VA., March 30, 2006 -- Why isn't ethanol production growing by leaps and bounds in the face of higher gasoline... Read More

Macrophytes

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

The main outlines of bacterial classification

3. A CRITIQUE OF BERGEY'S SYSTEM Admittedly it is a difficult task to frame a definition of the Schizomycetes adequate to... Read More

Oldest Complex Organic Molecules Found In Ancient Fossils

Ohio State University geologists have isolated complex organic molecules from 350-million-year-old fossil sea creatures --... Read More

Immunity in social amoeba suggests ancient beginnings

Finding an immune system in the social amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum) is not only surprising but it also may prove a... Read More

Pasture grass fights wheat fungus danger to plants, animals, people

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A western American pasture grass crossed with wheat can improve resistance to a fungus that can be... Read More