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Leaf-nosed

Leaf-nosed

(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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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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Views: 3217

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: 1185

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
Replies: 30
Views: 22711

Re:

... wording here and in other threads demonstrates scientific illiteracy, Google and then read this "GENETIC DIVERSITY AND DISEASE RESISTANCE IN LEAF-CUTTING ANT SOCIETIES" and then bring forth your argument against it with your research and/or sources from peer reviewed science journals ...

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by Cat
Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 22220

mutations and dependencies

... wording here and in other threads demonstrates scientific illiteracy, Google and then read this "GENETIC DIVERSITY AND DISEASE RESISTANCE IN LEAF-CUTTING ANT SOCIETIES" and then bring forth your argument against it with your research and/or sources from peer reviewed science journals ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 22220
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