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Fucus

Fucus

Origin: L. Rock lichen, orchil, used as a red dye, red or purple colour, disguise, deceit.

1. A paint; a dye; also, false show.

2. (Science: botany) a genus of tough, leathery seaweeds, usually of a dull brownish green colour; rockweed.

Formerly most marine alg? were called fuci.


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cell wall thickness of seeweed

Hi im dooing my 2008 biology Course work and was wondering if any 1 Knows what The cell wall thicknesses are for Fucus vesiculosus fucus serratus (toothed wrack) Himanthalia Elongata (thong weed) or the average thickness for a lower shore sea weed. THNX in advance

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by Flanker
Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:31 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell wall thickness of seeweed
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Fucus vesiculosus - (Bladder wrack)

We are doing our biology A2 coursework and we need a bit of help on what we should include in the 'background knowledge' part. We can't seem to find much information on the internet, and whatever we do find, its not relevant to be included in the discussion. we want to know about vesicles on the bla...

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by biologyfreaks
Wed Jul 13, 2005 9:07 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Fucus vesiculosus - (Bladder wrack)
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