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(Science: zoology) Having a leaflike membrane on the nose; said of certain bats, especially. Of the genera Phyllostoma and Rhinonycteris. See vampire.

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Need some help in this bio question

Hi There, I need some help with concepts related to Mendel and the Gene. Here are the questions: 1) Given that The leaf shape gene of a plant has two alleles: A and a. A is completely dominant to a, and results in oval, rather than round leaves. Given the following cross, what is ...

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by bradnoell
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:33 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need some help in this bio question
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What is Epidermis,Hypodermis and endodermis of plants?

... types of tissues systems in different parts of the plant.(And you are right-epidermis is the outermost layer being common in root,stem or leaf).It depends on which one you want to know?Root,stem or leaves? OK,so let me briefly tell about the tissue system in a stem- (Following data are ...

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by Athira
Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What is Epidermis,Hypodermis and endodermis of plants?
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Transpiration and Photosynthesis.

... for photosynthesis to take place there needs to be gas exchange through the stomatal pores predominantly found on the lower sides of the leaf. If these pores are closed very little water can evapourate (transpire). So if there are low levels of photosynthesis (say, at night) then there ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:07 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.
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Caterpillar identification

... probably would never reach its food plant. You could try going round all the plants that you would have brushed against and picking a tiny bit of leaf off each and then give them to him and see which one he goes for. Or look up caterpillars on a site and try to match him.

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by animartco
Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Caterpillar identification
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Views: 1415

Re: Pterydophyta

... at the surface or underground. Many leaves grow from rhizomes and make fern colonies. Fern leaves are called fronds. Fronds have a petiole (leaf stalk) and blade (main part of leaf). Each leaf has smaller leaflets called pinnae. Instead of flowers, ferns have sori, which grow directly on ...

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by Anonymous
Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Pterydophyta
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