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Plant roots

plant roots

The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant.


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

Hello. Recently my teacher said that if the plant's bark somehow gets ruined, the plant will eventually die. She said that the floem gets damaged and therefore the glucose cannot be transported to the roots. My problem is that I do not really understand why the floem gets affected ...

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by finalfantasy
Fri Jan 31, 2014 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why does the floem gets affected when the bark gets damaged?
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Mangrove Swamps

... in much of Louisiana) is a problem for mangroves. As one example, areal roots need to be out of the water to provide oxygen to the plant. Coastal development often prevents mangroves from moving landward as sea level rises. ...

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by danactsalot
Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:58 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Mangrove Swamps
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Views: 10803

How poison and fertilizers affect the roots of garlic HELP!

How poison and/or fertilizers affect the roots of garlic MATERIAL: garlic, chlorine, plant fertilizer, 7 empty jars,needles, water Procedure Step A: Mark the 7 jars: • Bottle 1 = water • ...

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by concretewalls
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How poison and fertilizers affect the roots of garlic HELP!
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Views: 1393

Where statistics of animal/plant growth could be found?

... (prenatal) period. -Similar to the above dependences for botany (tree/plant/roots/leafs mass behavior with time). I know that such data could be found in numerous articles, ...

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by DrStein
Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:45 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where statistics of animal/plant growth could be found?
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Views: 999

Help please

... and vegetables are genetically identical. A ) state one way in which plants forming such fruits and vegetables are produced. B) state two advantages ... plants from cuttings rather than from seeds Ans; to form new leaves and roots quickly B) removing leaves from a cutting before planting it in ...

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by Olympic
Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:45 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
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