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Plant Water Regulation

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

Transpiration

Definition noun (physics) The passage of gases through fine tubes or through a porous substance. (botany) The loss of water... Read More

Transpiration Stream

Pertaining to the flow of water across a plant, beginning with the uptake of water via the roots to the point where the... 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

Evapotranspiration

Evapotranspiration (Science: botany) Loss of water by evaporation from the soil and transpiration from... 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

Surface water

Definition noun (ecology) Water that is above the substrate or soil surface such as streams, bays, lakes, rivers, seas,... Read More

Advances in Bioclimatology, Volume 3

Advances in Bioclimatology, Volume 3     ... Read More

Cohesion Tension Theory

The hypothesis used to explain how water can travel upwards against gravity in a plant. Transpiration is believed to play a... Read More

Transpirtation

TranspirationA physiological process in which water evaporates from the leaves of plants (particularly through the... Read More

Trichome

Definition noun, plural: trichomes (botany) An outgrowth (hair-like or scale-like) from the epidermal cell (microbiology) A... Read More

Vascular tissue

Definition noun, plural: vascular tissues (botany) A complex permanent tissue involved in the conduction of materials (e.g.... Read More

Terrestrial plant

Definition noun, plural: terrestrial plants Any animal that lives, grows and reproduce in aquatic... Read More

Egestion

Egestion is the act or process of voiding or discharging undigested food as faeces. To egest means to discharge undigested... Read More

Autotroph

Autotroph Definition What is an autotroph? In biology and ecology, an autotroph is an organism capable of making nutritive... Read More

Leaves – Dorsiventral

These leaves grow horizontally, so that the majority of photosynthetic cells are facing upwards and receiving light in the... Read More

Phytoremediation – A Green Solution to Pollution

Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending... Read More

Photorespiration

Definition noun (1) The process by which in the presence of light plant consumes oxygen and releases carbon dioxide (in... Read More

Root pressure

Definition noun The osmotic pressure exerted in the roots of plants causing sap to rise through the stem to the leaves, and... Read More

Pores

pore 1. One of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc. 2. A minute... Read More

Moisture content

Definition noun The weight of the water contained in an object or material, usually expressed as a percentage of... Read More

Plant leaves

plant leaves Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion... Read More

Foliage

Foliage 1. Leaves, collectively, as produced or arranged by nature; leafage; as, a tree or forest of beautiful foliage. 2. A... Read More

Perspiration

Definition noun (1) The act or the process of producing and excreting a watery, saline fluid that evaporates from the... Read More

Pore

pore 1. One of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc. 2. A minute... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Process

Definition noun, plural: processes (general) A naturally occurring or designed sequence of changes of properties or... Read More

Plant

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