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(noun) Plural form of nutrient.

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Why does the floem gets affected when the bark gets damaged?

... basically part of the bark, so whenever you damage the bark down to the wood, you're destroing also the phloem. However, phloem doesn't transport nutrients (and it definitely doesn't transport glucose) from leaves only to the roots. In reality, very young leaves function as sink instead of source: ...

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by JackBean
Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why does the floem gets affected when the bark gets damaged?
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... is superior. Right now it's a matter of being young. Also your diet may have an effect. If you are eating healthy and a lot of raw foods, the nutrients will be processed more efficiently than fatty processed foods. No idea about the muscle mass as the type of muscle you have would need to ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 23650

Mechanism behind Cyanobacterial Cryptobiosis?

... something called microbial mats which include coatings that protect against UV, some form of organic 'anti-freeze', and that they begin recycling nutrients while lowering their metabolic rate. Which is all well and good, but it's not very specific. By comparison E.Coli use a protein called Dps ...

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by NMLevesque
Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Mechanism behind Cyanobacterial Cryptobiosis?
Replies: 0
Views: 523

Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... and use them, then next grow I will compare results between Fox Farm and home blends. So far here is the list of what will go into my home made nutrients. I checked and all of them are usable by plants. Potassium Nitrate Boron Nitrite Calcium Phosphate Magnesium Powder Ammonium Phosphate Magnesium ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use

There's not a lot of distribution from blood to the colonic lumen - it's virtually oxygen-free, the residents live on the contents and not systemic nutrients. I'm sure that some blood-carried materials get in there, but it's not a certainty.

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by Darby
Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use
Replies: 11
Views: 1786
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