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Weed

weed (Science: botany) Any plant that is growing in a place where a human wants a different kindof plant or no plants at... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Pondweed

pondweed (Science: botany) Any aquatic plant of the genus Potamogeton, of which many species are found in ponds or... Read More

Mimicry

Most would say imitation is the greatest form of flattery. In some cases that is quite true. However, imitation or mimicking... Read More

Truss

truss 1. A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass. Bearing a truss of trifles at his back. (Spenser) A truss of hay in... Read More

Inbred strain

Definition noun, plural: inbred strains A strain of animal or plant that has undergone an inbreeding strategy (e.g. brother... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Tare

tare 1. A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; alleged by modern naturalists to be the lolium temulentum, or darnel.... Read More

Fennel

Fennel (Science: botany) a perennial plant of the genus Faeniculum (f.vulgare), having very finely divided leaves. It is... Read More

Beyond Jurassic Park — Real Science With Ancient DNA

St. Paul, MN (November 5, 1998) -- Bees, trapped for millions of years in ancient amber, recreated by scientists using the... Read More

Control

Definition noun, plural: controls (general) That which purposefully direct, manipulate, manage, regulate, restrain, or cause... Read More

Loco

Loco (Science: botany) a plant (astragalus Hornii) growing in the southwestern united states, which is said to poison horses... Read More

Broom

Broom 1. (Science: botany) a plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound together; especially,... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Mock

mock Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. ''That superior greatness and mock... Read More

Competition

Definition noun (ecology) A symbiotic relationship between or among living things that compete for a limited resources,... Read More

Pestilence

pestilence 1. Specifically, the disease known as the plague; hence, any contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More