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Flower-fence

Flower-fence

(Science: botany) a tropical leguminous bush (poinciana, or Caesalpinia, pulcherrima) with prickly branches, and showy yellow or red flowers; so named from its having been sometimes used for hedges in the west indies.


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Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... to order. And I found a few textbooks that will be extremely beneficial in this pursuit, so I will get them at some point. I need to get a better flower light first though. Then sometime in the future I will start making my own nutes as well. Good natural soil contains: 30-50% sand 30-50% silt ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... But if a plant dies out that ANY insect can pollinate, this engenders competition in all the insects, and if the plant was one of only a few flowering at a specific time it causes a large imbalance. In other words, the more separate food chains there are in an environment the better. If one ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Views: 4772

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... a final example, take a system consisting of a plant and a single insect species that can pollinate it. If the insect becomes extinct, so will the flower. If the plant can accept various insects though, its risk of extinction is reduced. A system with one plant and one pollinator is clearly less ...

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by cakrit
Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects

... Biomedical Sciences FWI, but not actively engaged in the pursuit of evolutionary biology. I had an interesting thought about the mechanisms behind flower evolution. Basically, could it be that there has been selective pressure towards the evolution of flowers not only due to the most obvious reason ...

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by expuddle
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:58 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects
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Structure of flower

Structure of Flower: Form Function Peduncle Flower stalk. Receptacle Part of flower stalk bearing the floral organs, at base of flower. Sepal Leaf-like structures at flower base, protects young flower bud. Calyx All the sepals together ...

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Structure of flower
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