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wilt

(Science: botany) A plant disease in which bacteria invade the vessels of herbaceous plants, interfere with movement of water and nutrients, and produce certain toxins that cause wilting and the eventual death of the plant.


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Re: Do plants think, have awareness, conscience, emotion?

There is another plant, I forgot the name, that when touched will instantly wilt, Im guessing because when wilted it looks less appetising that fresher looking plants or maybe so predator insects will fall off the leaves. That plant is probably Mimosa pudica ...

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by biohazard
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:29 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Do plants think, have awareness, conscience, emotion?
Replies: 2
Views: 12939

Do plants think, have awareness, conscience, emotion?

... they will ready their 'immunity" for different season predators. There is another plant, I forgot the name, that when touched will instantly wilt, Im guessing because when wilted it looks less appetising that fresher looking plants or maybe so predator insects will fall off the leaves. What ...

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by vangra
Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:30 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Do plants think, have awareness, conscience, emotion?
Replies: 2
Views: 12939

Re: Important unknown nanotech within humans

i mean the supression of health and biological based information kinda has a presidence......just this for example from a list of murdered or deceased scientists.....many in the field of health and many in extremly strange circumstances,ile qoute only the medical health related ones right?.... http:...

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by vincio
Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:36 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
Replies: 32
Views: 159743

fungal resistance

hi is there any cotton cultivars reported with Fusarium wilt and Alternaria leaf spot disease resistance through plant breeding techniques? any idea? :)

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by didymocarpus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 1:11 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: fungal resistance
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Views: 2427

the importance of turgor pressure in plant/animal cells

... straight and continue normal cellular functions. If a plant is not able to access enough water to maintain the turgid state then it will begin to wilt, which interferes with function. There is no Turgor pressure in animal cells because if there were to become turgid they would lyse, because they ...

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by intali
Thu Oct 18, 2007 1:25 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: the importance of turgor pressure in plant/animal cells
Replies: 3
Views: 18094
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