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by Navin
Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:45 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help for identification of bird
Replies: 10
Views: 13924

Help for identification of bird

I live in South East Asia and a baby bird fell out of its nest so we took it in, bought baby bird formula and fed it with a sringe. I looked all over the internet trying to identify it but failed to do so. All i know that it most probably is a type of oriole. However, exactly what type I'm not sure....
by Navin
Tue Mar 21, 2006 2:32 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Aloe Flower
Replies: 7
Views: 4316

Oh, no, you can't do that. We do like to learn more about aloe flowers. They certainly are beautiful and really exotic from the pictures you posted. Are they from your garden?
by Navin
Mon Mar 20, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Aloe Flower
Replies: 7
Views: 4316

Yes same here. Is there any trick to get the aloe to produce flowers?
by Navin
Thu Mar 09, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Green to Red - Changing leaf colour
Replies: 2
Views: 1905

Just to add on to this phenomenon, i have a plant which has purple-green leaves in a shady spot, but when i put it directly under the sun, its leaves just turn completely deep purple. It certainly is a beautiful sight but one cant help wondering why this happens.
by Navin
Sat Feb 25, 2006 2:52 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Lilies:Do they have seeds?
Replies: 5
Views: 8146

Yes I agree with MrMistery. Normally the stigma will have a sticky liquid so that the pollen grains will stick itself to the stigma and grow its pollen tube.

I really wanted to know if lilies have seeds, so what I did was to pollinate the flowers in my garden by using a paintbrush. I hope it works!
by Navin
Fri Feb 24, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Glycoprotein
Replies: 3
Views: 2925

It's a good idea first to find out about the fuctions of the various proteins in the cell membrane; refer to Campbell, its quite clear from there.
by Navin
Fri Feb 24, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Plasma Membrane
Replies: 7
Views: 3470

Well actually the fluid part is the phospholipid bilayer because the phospholipids are not stationary - they are constantly moving.
by Navin
Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:08 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: cabbagge lettuce spinach...
Replies: 1
Views: 3841

Attached below are pictures of the edible parts of Spinach, Lettuce and Cabage respectively. So from there I am sure you will find the answer to your first question.
by Navin
Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:03 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Lilies:Do they have seeds?
Replies: 5
Views: 8146

Have you ever seen or obtained the seeds?
by Navin
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Lilies:Do they have seeds?
Replies: 5
Views: 8146

Lilies:Do they have seeds?

I have a lily grown at home called the spider lily or Hymenocallis pedalis . The flower has 5 stamens and a pistil. one would expect this flower to produce a fruit with seeds. However, no fruits come and therefore I cannot obtain any seeds. Is this true for all lilies? Do they only reproduce by bulbs?
by Navin
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:29 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why does bananas smell so bad?
Replies: 8
Views: 7003

Yes, I find that bananas smell rather fruity and nice.
by Navin
Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how does soap remove microorganism
Replies: 33
Views: 22712

when you refer to fats and micelles, were you refering to phospholipids?