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MY QUESTION RELATES TO BANANA. IS IT A FRUIT,VEG OR HERB? 
I ONCE HERD ITS A HERB BUT FAILED TO GET EXPLAINED AS TO WHY. Study Plants

What is a root hair cell ? 
With figure and characteristics.

Name one aquatic species of Riccia. 
Name one aquatic species of Riccia.

What are the differences between phanerogams and cryptogams? 
These two are plant kingdom sub-divisions. Click on post comments to answers.

Most plants are? 
A. consumers B. heterotrophs C. autotrophs D. all of the above

When some plant leaves and stems die does it take energy from the plant ? 
I was told that dead leave and stem on a plant remove extra energy from the living side of the plant. Is this true? Read Plants .

Do plants absorb nutrients from the water itself or does the water dissolve nutrients in the soil which can then be absorbed by the plant? 
Water can and will dissolve minerals in the soil. Dissolved minerals can and will be taken up by the plant with the water flow into the plant. For uptake …

Is a maize grain a seed or a fruit? 
Maize grain is a fruit...? Read Plants .

What are sporophyte and gametophyte? 
Study Plant Classification .

How does transpiration rate changes through out the season for plants? And for deciduous trees also?  
Transpiration rate of plants decreases after fruit ripening? Study Plant Physiology .

Difference between thallophyta and bryophyta? 
Seeds, organs, root, stem, leaves... Study Plant Classification .

Why are pith cells undifferentiated in monocots? 
I am discussing differences between monocot and dicot stem cells. Study Plants .

Which plant cells absorb water from the soil? 
Root hair cells? not sure.... Study Plant Tissues .

Do plants feel pain the way animals do? 
Logically, yes, as they are animates? But without brain and nervous system, how do they feel pain or have emotions? Which part of their body partakes the …

What are all the hormones responsible for inhibition of branching, uniform flowering, induction of dwarfness? 
Auxin for inhibition of flowering and etheral related to dwarfness? Study Plant Physiology .

Why plant cells will not break when placed in a container with plenty of water? 
Due to presence of membrane that regulates the flow of water? Read Cell Membrane .

Why do tomatoes appear to ripen from the bottom up to the top? 
A group of third grade students did an experiment with green unripe tomatoes. The experiment was organized to have three different environments to ripen …

What are the two major reproductive structures of flowers? 
A FLOWER HAS TWO MAJOR REPRODUCTIVE STRUCTURES. THE ______ IS THE _____ REPRODUCTIVE ORGAN.

Plant cells do not have centriole, yet carry out cell division; how is that possible? 
It beats my imagination absolutely. Click on post comments to answer.

What are the parts of a flower? 
petals, sepals, angreocium and gymneocium

The alternation of generation in phanerogams 
Detail description on the alternation of generation in phanerogams. Click on post comments to answer. Read our review pages on Botany.

What is the nature of epidermis in aquatic plants? 
Click on post comments to answer. Read our review pages on Botany.

Explain briefly the two ways which are used to improve crop varities? 
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What is the spore of the gymnosperm? 
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Why is classification of angiosperms not easy? 
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What is the classification of plant tissues based on origin? 
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Why can "Dracaena sanderiana" survive off of water alone? 
(aka lucky bamboo) Some places sell them for placement in fish tanks, but those would rot if they don't reach the surface, so it needs air too. The …

How does lichen break the rock surface? 
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Explain 6 functions of supporting tissues in plant? 
Example : strengthening - then explain.

Budding is done in? 
a)mulberry b)bignonia c)duranta d)geranium

What are the unique features of plants other than photosynthesis? 
The unique feature of plants other than photosynthesis is the knowledge which it has provided us in the study of some sagacious areas like plant sciences, …

What does a plant do if a different amount of sunlight is received in the plant habitat? 
A plant that has different amount of sunlight in the plants habitat is said to have what?

What is the tissue responsible for growth in plants? 
Name the tissue responsible for growth in plants.

How does respiration occur at night when stomata closes to stop transpiration? 
Transpiration is a process by which plants lose water. This occurs mostly at day time as atmospheric temperature goes down at night. Respiration is exchange …

Why are some leaves darker on top than on the bottom? 
On roses especially the leaves on the top side are usually darker green than they are on the bottom side. What causes this to happen?

This condition occurs when plant transpiration exceeds photosynthesis: __________ 
I am looking for this answer. Can you enlighten me?

What is plant physiology? 
Plant physiology is the study of........

Why are bryophtyes small in size? 
Remember that I love you. Note of editor: Answer on our bryophytes page: question 3 .

How do big trees in planes have broad leaves? 
The answer should be short and simple.

By what is water stress measured? 
Water stress wilts the plants.

Which plant tissue is responsible for the transporting of carbohydrates? 
Carbohydrates in this case is like starch in plants so the tissue is to be a plant tissue.

Why do plant leaves sit horizontally on some plants?  
I am doing biology in year 12, and have done experiments on different plants to obtain their suitability for a certain region in Australia. I need a source …

If we take a shoot cutting (eg.: money plant), how does it take nutrients from water without roots? 
I have read like roots are important for absorption of nutrient, water and oxygen. But if we are taking directly a shoot cutting, then how does it survive? …

What is gutation? 
It is about transpiration where by plants loss liquid water instead of gaseous water.

How important are leaves to the growth of the plant itself ? 
They are important sites the plant employs in producing compounds that build up for growth of the plant.

Why the sporophytic generation of fern is called dominant? 
Dominant character of sporophytic generation of fern plants...

Use what you know about evolution to explain why plants have so many different coloured pigments. 
Use what you know about evolution to explain why plants have so many different coloured pigments.

With regard to the alternation of generations, how are lycophytes, or club mosses, similar to the seed-bearing vascular plants? 
a. they reproduce by mitosis. b. in both, the sporophyte is dominant c. in both, the gametophyte is dominant d. neither have alternation of generation …

Why do you think cells in the very tip of the onion root tip do not undergo mitosis? 
Click on post comments to answer. Note: read our review on plant tissues, under Botany.

How do Pteridophyta obtain nutrients? 
Click on post comments to answer. Note: read our review on pteridophytes under Botany.

How girth of stem increases from year to year? 
Girth of stem increases due to secondary growth. Click on post comments to answer.

When did the first land plants appear? 
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What are the steps of protein synthesis in plant cells? 
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In plants growth rings are present in? 
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can you name a non flowering angiosperm? 
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How does photoperiodism promote photosynthesis? 
Some plants time their blooms to the amount of sunlight they receive. When the hours of sunlight gets smaller, they bloom more. These are called "short …

Which plant organ is most hydrated? 
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What does the epidermal tissue do in a plant? 
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What is the main function of androecium? 
It is a male part of the plant? Click on post comments to answer.

What causes plant cells to wilt? 
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How different are the classifications of plants?  
How can we differentiate the classifications of plants? Click on post comments to answer.

Why is a quick thaw generally more damaging to a frozen tender plant than a slow thaw? 
As a professional horticulturalist, I have always known that, anti-intuatively, putting a frosted plant in the sun or where it is warm is the worst thing …

What are the 2 main divisions of plants ? 
I think its monocot or dicot? Note: Read our review on Plant Classification under Botany. Click on post comments to answer.

Why do C4 plants have a higher light saturation point? 
Why can C4 plants use more light to photosynthesize for a given CO2 concentration? Click on post comments to answer.

Where can gymnosperms be found in the world? 
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How does stomata allows gases in and out of the leaf? 
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What is the group of plant that has the most species? 
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Which region do all cells originate in a root? 
The root hairs. Click on post comments to answer.

How do plants die and how does it affect the whole plant? 
I think the plant will just not die while another cell takes its place. Click on post comments to answer.

What is alternation of generation in gymnosperms? 
I am not able to find anything. Note: Read our review on Plant Classification.

Jack grows mangoes on his farm. He wants to make sure that the fruit ripens before being transported to other cities. What can he do to ensure that the mangoes ripen? 
Jack grows mangoes on his farm. He wants to make sure that the fruit ripens before being transported to other cities. What can he do to ensure that the …

Why do plants have a need for specialized organs? 
Plants have specialized organs in order to do specialized functions.

Explain the structure and function of a leaf. 
One of my biology questions and i cant find a answer that isnt complex and long. If you could answer that would be very helpful, thanks.

What is the conductive plant tissue? 
Conductive plant tissue.

If the plantae kingdom is divided into two subkingdoms, the bryophytes and tracheophytes, to which subkingdom does the Thallophytes belong? 
From the criterion you gave 'presence or not of conductive (vascular) tissue'. I would say the Thallophtes belong to Bryophytes though i'm not sure whether …

What process takes place inside the sori? 
What takes place in the sori.

what accounts for the success of angiosperms? 
I think the inflorescence....

Which part of plant produce cytokinins? 
Cytokinins are plant hormones.

why do some plants have a higher transpiration rate than others? 
Why do you think different species of plants transpire at different rates?

How do daisies open and close? 
How do daisies open and close?

What is extracellular digestion? 
Enzymes breaking down molecules?

How is the leaf dependent on the root and the stem? 
First the root takes up water and minerals from the soil to the stem. Then the stem transports them to the leaf which will help to produce food.

Why does having curled leave help to cut down on the amount of water that is lost? 
It's the section of marram grass leaf. My question is why does having curled leaves help to cut down on the amount of water that is lost.

Warmth and wind current take moisture away from leaves, most of the pores that lose water are found on the bottom surface of leaves Why? 
The question is aboout the leaves and it's about when the leave pores that lose water are found on the bottom surface of leave.

What exactly causes the leaves of grass to become yellow? 
Lack of oxygen, water, light or carbon dioxide?

Production of new species through hybridization is sometimes made in plants by...  
A. adaptation b. meiosis c. parthenogenesis d. hybrid sterility e. polyploidy

What difference can you observe between the "fruit" of a monot and a dicot? 
I want difference that you see or observe...not the roots are branched or with parallel veins or the leaves or the petals of 3 or 4 or 5 or watever number …

Plants clean air? 
How do the microbs in the soil remove the airborn toxins such as benzene and formaldehyde? The most detail as possible please. If I am wrong how does the …



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