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(noun) Plural form of hydrophyte.

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What is buoyancy?

It may be a simple question, but I need a simple explanation of buoyancy. For example: Hydrophytes have fewer stomata and large air spaces for buoyancy ?

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by TwoThousandAndTen
Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What is buoyancy?
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hydrophyte (h dr -f t ) A plant that grows wholly or partly submerged in water. Because they have less need to conserve water, hydrophytes often have a reduced cuticle and fewer stomata than other plants. Floating leaves have stomata only on their upper surfaces, and underwater leaves ...

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by shidehkhashaie
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Hydrophyte
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... factors are in play when considering this kind of adaptation, thus it is perhaps sort of difficult to talk about it as a generalization of all hydrophytes. I guess we all learn new things everyday, I did not know about the concentration ratio among atmosphere and hydrosphere, and now a question ...

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by JAP1st
Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Co2
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