• 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)
  • Native plants have formed symbiotic relationships with native wildlife over thousands of years, and therefore offer the most sustainable habitat. (nwf.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Enter your zip code to discover the best native plants, attract butterflies and moths, and support birds and other fauna. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • The University of Minnesota Plant Disease Clinic is a multi-disciplinary diagnostic laboratory that provides testing for: fungal, bacterial, viral, and other plant health conditions for commercial growers and the general public. (umn.edu)
  • 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)
  • LUCKNOW, India (AP) - More than a million Indians planted 220 million trees on Friday in a government campaign to tackle climate change and improve the environment in the country's most populous state. (ap.org)
  • The second part describes the origins of plant life, the material of plants, the effects of external conditions and climate on plants, water plants, rock plants, effects of locality on plants, parasitism, the production of fruits and leaves, the colors and shapes of plants, and fruits and their flavors. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Plants, including many now used as culinary herbs and spices , have been used as medicines, not necessarily effectively, from prehistoric times. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plant Physiology ® is an international journal devoted to physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, genetics, biophysics, and environmental biology of plants. (plantphysiol.org)
  • Do not burn plants or brush piles that may contain poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac. (cdc.gov)
  • The next time you go for a nature walk, try this fun activity (perfect for kids and adults) to discover what hitchhiking plants may have hitched a ride home with you! (pbs.org)
  • The first part discusses the nature of plant life, sex in plants, the parts of plants, the structure of plants, the classification of plants, the composition and products of plants, the methods of propagation and fertilization of plants, and the changes and variations of plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another important contribution of plants is their shaping of the environment. (berkeley.edu)
  • It is the plants which produce and maintain the terrestrial environment as we know it. (berkeley.edu)
  • Nuclear power plants use the heat generated from nuclear fission in a contained environment to convert water to steam, which powers generators to produce electricity. (ready.gov)
  • An accident could result in dangerous levels of radiation that could affect the health and safety of the public living near the nuclear power plant. (ready.gov)
  • Show students how water moves upward through a plant, by placing a celery stalk or white carnation in a cup of water dyed with food coloring or ink. (eduplace.com)
  • Test students' knowledge about plants. (eduplace.com)
  • Have students find plant-related words hidden in a puzzle. (eduplace.com)
  • Nearly 3 million Americans live within 10 miles of an operating nuclear power plant. (ready.gov)
  • Obtain public emergency information materials from the power company that operates your local nuclear power plant or your local emergency services office. (ready.gov)
  • If you live within 10 miles of the power plant, you should receive the materials yearly from the power company or your state or local government. (ready.gov)
  • If an accident at a nuclear power plant were to release radiation in your area, local authorities would activate warning sirens or another approved alert method. (ready.gov)
  • This month's steam blows are part of the commissioning process, where the power plant will be tested far beyond its normal operating parameters," said Colin Dobson, general manager at the plant. (biomassmagazine.com)
  • Over 80% of the land and water used by humanity is to grow plants for food, fuel and building material. (weizmann.ac.il)
  • 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)
  • Plants have been around for a very long time. (berkeley.edu)
  • 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)
  • However, since a single plant contains widely diverse phytochemicals, the effects of using a whole plant as medicine are uncertain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Learn about plant identification, first aid, and prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • "Caring for the land and serving people" , the mission of the U.S. Forest Service, means caring for rare plants and their habitats, and helping people learn about these special plants on our national forests and grasslands. (fed.us)
  • Approximately 15 to 20 percent of the green energy generated at the Kent Renewable Energy facility will be supplied directly to the tenants of Discovery Park, who will also benefit from the heat generated by steam from the plant. (biomassmagazine.com)
  • Immediately rinse skin with rubbing alcohol, poison plant wash, or degreasing soap (such as dishwashing soap) or detergent, and lots of water. (cdc.gov)
  • Inhaling smoke from burning plants can cause severe allergic respiratory problems. (cdc.gov)
  • Its goal is to eliminate the need for repeated reference to primary sources for basic bibliographic information about plant names. (ipni.org)
  • The most striking, and important, feature of plants is their green color, the result of a pigment called chlorophyll . (berkeley.edu)
  • It was dark and quiet and filled with thousands of plants. (eduplace.com)