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(Science: botany) a genus of coniferous trees, properly called fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus.

Origin: L, fir tree.

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effect of lead on photosynthesis and respiration

... Pb treatment, which could be a result of a decrease in number of root tips and sites for apoplastic solute flux through the endodermis. In Picea abies Pb treatment lowered the Mn level of the needles (Sieghardt, 1988). In Cucumis sativus seedlings Pb decreased the uptake of K, Ca, Mg, Fe and ...

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... widespread throughout Europe also. Some common plant associates of heather in Europe include Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris), Norway spruce (Picea abies), birch (Betula spp.), heath (Erica spp.), dwarf bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), bearberry (Arctostaphylos ...

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