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  • grow
  • The following plants grow naturally and can sustain human life, but we have to stress the importance of preppers and survival gurus being well informed on plant identification. (diysurvival.co)
  • pollen
  • For instance, a 60 000-year-old Neanderthal burial site, " Shanidar IV ", in northern Iraq has yielded large amounts of pollen from 8 plant species, 7 of which are used now as herbal remedies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Xenia (also known as the Xenia effect) in plants is the effect of pollen on seeds and fruit of the fertilized plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • The endosperm tissue, which makes up most of the bulk of a maize seed, is not produced by the mother plant, but is the product of fertilization, and genetic factors carried by the pollen affect its colour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insectivorous Plants
  • A contemporaneous review by Edwin B. Matzke of Columbia University reads: Professor Lloyd has written a scholarly, complete, authoritative volume-one that will take its place fittingly on the library shelf beside Charles Darwin's "Insectivorous Plants," published in 1873 [sic]. (wikipedia.org)
  • Insectivorous Plants is a book by British naturalist and evolutionary theory pioneer Charles Darwin, first published on 2 July 1875 in London. (wikipedia.org)
  • Darwin then turns his attention to other varieties of insectivorous plants and makes comparisons, noting that in some cases different parts of the leaf are used for digestion and others for absorption of decayed matter (p. 330-331). (wikipedia.org)
  • seeds
  • For example, in two plant species whose fruit ripen asynchronously (Vaccinium corymbosum and Amelanchier arborea) the fruit with more seeds ripened faster. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1982, the crew of the Soviet Salyut 7 space station conducted an experiment, prepared by Lithuanian scientists (A. J. Merkys, PhD and others), and grew some Arabidopsis using Fiton-3 experimental micro-greenhouse apparatus, thus becoming the first plants to flower and produce seeds in space. (wikipedia.org)
  • cannabis
  • So we thought we'd take a look at the common questions raised about the evidence and research into cannabis, cannabinoids (the active chemicals found in the plant and elsewhere) and cancer, and address some of the wider issues that crop up in this debate. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • The structure of the main active ingredient of cannabis plants - delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - was discovered in the 60s. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • The ancient Egyptian Ebers Papyrus lists over 800 plant medicines such as aloe , cannabis , castor bean , garlic , juniper , and mandrake . (wikipedia.org)
  • ferns
  • The Plantae includes all land plants: mosses, ferns , conifers, flowering plants , and so on an amazing range of diverse forms. (berkeley.edu)
  • The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) is a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes. (ipni.org)
  • herbalism
  • Many hundreds of medicines are derived from plants, both traditional medicines used in herbalism and chemical substances purified from plants or first identified in them, sometimes by ethnobotanical search, and then synthesised for use in modern medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • react
  • acting as a miniature greenhouse, scientists aboard the International Space Station can investigate how plants react in variable-gravity conditions.The Gravi-1 experiment (2008) utilized the EMCS to study lentil seedling growth and amyloplast movement on the calcium-dependent pathways. (wikipedia.org)
  • pest
  • For customers in England and Wales, call the Plant Health Helpline on 01904 405 138 to report suspicion of a quarantine plant pest or disease, or for advice and guidance on plant health regulations. (www.gov.uk)
  • chemicals
  • Plants are used in medicine, providing many drugs from the earliest times to the present, and as the feedstock for many industrial products including timber and paper as well as a wide range of chemicals. (wikipedia.org)
  • grown
  • Male-fertile non-GM plants must then be grown with the GM crop to ensure pollination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plants in space are plants grown in outer space typically in a weightless but pressurized controlled environment in specific space gardens. (wikipedia.org)
  • These Moon trees were planted and grown with controls back on Earth where no changes were detected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Expedition 44 members became the first American astronauts to eat plants grown in space on 10 August 2015, when their crop of Red Romaine was harvested. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plants grown as industrial crops are the source of a wide range of products used in manufacturing, sometimes so intensively as to risk harm to the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • genus
  • Mentha (also known as mint , from Greek míntha , Linear B mi-ta ) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae (mint family). (wikipedia.org)
  • Nuytsia floribunda (Australian Christmas tree) fir, spruce, pine, balsam or other evergreen trees decorated for Christmas Christmas wreath as wreaths made from: spruce, pine or cedar branches pinecones from evergreen trees holly berries or branches Christmas bush is used for: Correa, a genus of Australian plants with distinctive bell shaped Chromolaena odorata Ceratopetalum gummiferum - New South Wales Christmas bush, ornamental tree. (wikipedia.org)
  • A genus of South African plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humans
  • Exotic plants that evolved in other parts of the world or were cultivated by humans into forms that don't exist in nature do not support wildlife as well as native plants. (nwf.org)
  • Humans depend on plants for food, either directly or as feed for domestic animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Native
  • Native plants have formed symbiotic relationships with native wildlife over thousands of years, and therefore offer the most sustainable habitat. (nwf.org)
  • A plant is considered native if it has occurred naturally in a particular region, ecosystem, or habitat without human introduction. (nwf.org)
  • Native plants help the environment the most when planted in places that match their growing requirements. (nwf.org)
  • Native plants also assist in managing rain water runoff and maintain healthy soil as their root systems are deep and keep soil from being compacted. (nwf.org)
  • Discovering the native plants where you live can also define a unique sense of place and heritage for your garden habitat while preserving the natural history of the flora and fauna of your region. (nwf.org)
  • Native plants transformed into flashy "nativars" may look pretty, but are they good for wildlife? (nwf.org)
  • Enter your zip code to discover the best native plants, attract butterflies and moths, and support birds and other fauna. (nwf.org)
  • Hardiness of plants is defined by their native extent's geographic location: longitude, latitude and elevation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Australian Native Plants Society (Australia). (wikipedia.org)
  • The study of plant uses by native peoples is ethnobotany, while economic botany focuses on modern cultivated plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • soil
  • Thousands of plant species are cultivated for aesthetic purposes as well as to provide shade, modify temperatures, reduce wind, abate noise, provide privacy, and prevent soil erosion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Darwin knew that these plants flourish in nitrogen-limited environments, growing in bogs, poor peaty soil and moss (p. 18). (wikipedia.org)
  • Most plants receive nutrients from the soil by their roots, but these plants have poor root systems and have adapted to receive nutrients (primarily nitrogenous substances) from captured insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stress
  • In addition to cold tolerance, plant hardiness has been observed to be linked to how much stress specific plants are under going into the winter, or even how fast the onset of cold weather is in a specific year. (wikipedia.org)
  • biology
  • Plant Physiology ® is an international journal devoted to physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, genetics, biophysics, and environmental biology of plants. (plantphysiol.org)
  • Fundamental breakthroughs in biology have continuously emanated from studying plants. (weizmann.ac.il)
  • medicines
  • Plants, including many now used as culinary herbs and spices , have been used as medicines, not necessarily effectively, from prehistoric times. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angiosperms ( flowering plants ) were the original source of most plant medicines. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chinese pharmacopoeia , the Shennong Ben Cao Jing records plant medicines such as chaulmoogra for leprosy, ephedra , and hemp . (wikipedia.org)
  • food
  • Plants use chlorophyll to capture light energy, which fuels the manufacture of food sugar, starch, and other carbohydrates. (berkeley.edu)
  • There would still be mushrooms and algae, but there would be no fruits, vegetables, grains, or any animals (which ultimately rely on plants for their food too! (berkeley.edu)
  • Over 80% of the land and water used by humanity is to grow plants for food, fuel and building material. (weizmann.ac.il)
  • About 7,000 species of plant have been used for food, though most of today's food is derived from only 30 species. (wikipedia.org)
  • He also discovered that while some plants have distinct trap-like structures, others produce sticky fluids to ensnare their prey and concluded that this was an example of natural selection pressure resulting in various methods for food capture. (wikipedia.org)
  • roots
  • This virus can be transmitted mechanically, by seed, and by nematodes of the family Trichoridae when they feed on roots of susceptible plants. (umn.edu)
  • alkaloids
  • The compounds found in plants are of many kinds, but most are in four major biochemical classes: alkaloids, glycosides, polyphenols, and terpenes. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Running Bamboo - Information on this plant can be found on the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) website. (ct.gov)
  • While searching for more information I found an old photo of the Mihama nuclear plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other experiments have found that plants have the ability exhibit gravitropism, even in low-gravity conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The results of this experiment found that the plants were able to sense the direction of gravity even at very low levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is common in many species of Caricaceae, a family of flowering plants in the order Brassicales, found primarily in tropical regions of Central and South America, and Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • shapes
  • By the close of the Devonian , about 360 million years ago, there were a wide variety of shapes and sizes of plants around, including tiny creeping plants and tall forest trees. (berkeley.edu)
  • synthetic
  • Cloth is often made from cotton, flax, ramie or synthetic fibres such as rayon and acetate derived from plant cellulose. (wikipedia.org)
  • ultimately
  • From his initial observations in 1860 of Drosera rotundifolia, the common sundew, Darwin developed a series of experiments ultimately establishing how "excellently adapted" these plants are to catching insects (p. 3). (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • The company warned that the test blows will be louder than normal operating noise from the plant when it begins generating heat and power. (biomassmagazine.com)
  • Elsewhere in the United States, BP built and then closed two plants using technologies that the company said had showed early promise. (washingtonpost.com)
  • AoB Plants and its sister journal, Annals of Botany, are owned by the Annals of Botany Company, a non-profit organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was first published in 1942 by the Chronica Botanica Company as the ninth volume of A New Series of Plant Science Books. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concern Tractor Plants (CTP, Russian: Концерн Тракторные заводы) is a leading Russian machine building company. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2009, the holding company Concern Tractor Plants N.V. placed shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the form of Global Depositary Receipts issued by Deutsche Bank. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Canoe plants, or Polynesian introductions, are plants taken from ancient Polynesia and transplanted to other Pacific Islands The term is particularly used to refer to plants brought to Hawaiʻi 1,700 years ago by Polynesian explorers. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientific
  • AoB Plants is a peer-reviewed open-access scientific journal established in 2009 and published by Oxford University Press. (wikipedia.org)
  • artificial
  • Vavilovian mimicry (also known as crop mimicry or weed mimicry), named after Russian plant geneticist who identified the centres of origin of cultivated plants, Nikolai Vavilov, is a form of mimicry in plants where a weed comes to share one or more characteristics with a domesticated plant through generations of artificial selection. (wikipedia.org)
  • experiments
  • Plant Growth/Plant Phototropism, aboard Skylab Oasis plant growth unit Plant Signaling (STS-135) Plant growth experiment (STS-95) NASA Clean Air Study Several experiments have been focused on how plant growth and distribution compares in micro-gravity, space conditions versus Earth conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • The most striking, and important, feature of plants is their green color, the result of a pigment called chlorophyll . (berkeley.edu)
  • Products
  • In return, they trade under the Plants Plus banner, sell Plants Plus branded garden products and participate in group purchasing and marketing schemes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plants Plus was established in 1978 in Melbourne, Australia as the Retail Nurserymens' Products Co-operative Limited, which traded under The Nurserymen brand. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1995, John Danks & Son acquired the Plants Plus brand and the Retail Nurserymens Products Co-operative Limited was subsequently dissolved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plants Plus member nurseries stock a range of plants, gardening equipment, fertilisers and related garden products. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • Geir Jenssen about N-Plants: Early February 2011: Decided to make an album inspired by the Japanese post-war economic miracle. (wikipedia.org)
  • produce
  • The plant was established in 1736, when Empress Anna ordered the establishment of a smelter to produce steel for the nearby factories that existed at the time, supplying steel blocks for the manufacture of rifles and guns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plants can metabolize carbon dioxide in the air to produce valuable oxygen, and can help control cabin humidity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The oil shale burnt at Narva plants produces roughly 46% ash, so the stations produce about 4.5 million tons of ash per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • effects
  • However, since a single plant contains widely diverse phytochemicals, the effects of using a whole plant as medicine are uncertain. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • BP has applied to the Energy Department to help finance a proposed 32 megawatt solar-power generation plant on Long Island, N.Y., on land belonging to the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory. (washingtonpost.com)
  • NASA plans to grow plants in space to help feed astronauts, and to provide psychological benefits for long-term space flight. (wikipedia.org)
  • range
  • Most outdoor plants in the UK fall within the range H4, −10 to −5 °C (14 to 23 °F) (hardy in the average winter) to H5, −15 to −10 °C (5 to 14 °F) (hardy in a cold winter). (wikipedia.org)
  • meat
  • Darwin tried several methods to stimulate the plants into activating their trap mechanisms, including feeding them meat and glass, blowing on them and prodding them with hair. (wikipedia.org)