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A starchy storage organ (such as a potato) formed by swelling of an underground stem or the distal end of a root.

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Please check my answers.

... males with no markings. I think the answer is C. 3. Luther Burbank was a plant breeder who developed a strain of potato plant that produced more tubers of larger size than other potato plants that were grown on farms at the time. This strain of potato was also resistant to the potato blight that ...

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by moondisyko
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Please check my answers.
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Views: 4183

potato cells and chloroplasts.

you probably mean the potato tubers, these of course do not have chloroplasts (unless they were kept on ligth and turned green...), but they have other plastids, especially amyloplasts

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by JackBean
Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: potato cells and chloroplasts.
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The Hypothentical Pomato

... the genetic information of a potato and a tomato? They are both members of the same genus. The resulting plant would have both edible fruits and tubers, allowing it to feed two times more people than an ordinary tomato or potato. Thanks.

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by Condraz23
Wed Nov 29, 2006 10:19 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: The Hypothentical Pomato
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Trees and other garden quetions

... heavier (and the total catch is heavier) during sunny seasons than cloudy seasons. How do you account for this? 11. Potato beetles do not eat the tubers of the plant which man uses; they feed only on the leaves. Why take the trouble to poison the beetles then? 12. Why does the florist sprinkle ...

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by Marebear668
Mon Dec 19, 2005 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trees and other garden quetions
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... can be leaves of plants or other plant accessories. then there are the bulbs..garlic, onion. rhizomes (underground lateral branches)...ginger. tubers.. (potatoes) and roots...Carrots (definately a veggie) hope that helps u out

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by SteinAraiza
Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:56 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: veggie or fruit
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