The study of plant life; e.g. angiosperms, gymnosperms, bryophytes, pteridophytes, and algae.

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How do animals/plants change for each season?

The question pretty much sums it up. How do animals/plants change for each: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter? A detailed explanation on distinct behaviour and appearance changes would be nice.
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Why doesn't Fenoxaprop-P-ethyl damage cool season lawns?

For controlling bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon, a serious perennial grassy lawn weed in my area, I use the herbicide Fenoxaprop-P-ethyl. It kills the bermudagrass rather well, without damaging the ...
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Antimicrobial Compounds in Common Plants?

Are there any common plants that contain compounds with anti-microbial effects? I tried googling the answer, but got bogged down in bio-jargon abstracts. What I'm really looking for is some plant that ...
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Artificial propagation and Asexual Reproduction [duplicate]

Am I right when I say artificial propagation techniques provide the means for plants to reproduce asexually? Also, is my understanding of asexual reproduction and artificial propagation correct: ...
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Does amylolysis occur in vegetables if stored under 0 Celsius?

Assume that we have a plant, e.g. kale, which is prone to amylolysis if not harvested during a frost period. If it is harvested and put in a household freezer, such that it is frozen solid slowly ...
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Why black plum has a smell so much resembling tobacco?

Why black plum has a smell so much resembling tobacco? What substance does determine it? Can it be used for tobacco replacement?
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Presence of lignin and pectin

Are lignin and pectin present in primary cell walls or only in secondary walls? The sources available on google are confusing?
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Plant anatomy, what are these stem like filaments growing under the flower

The picture below shows what I am talking about. Each flower has one and I am just wondering what they are?
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Relationship between biomass and net primary productivity

I want to do validation on simulated net primary productivity. But I don't have measured NPP data, Eddy covariance flux measurement data. I have only field measurement biomass data. So can I directly ...
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Which plants live for more than one year and less than two years? [closed]

What kinds of plants live for more than one year and less than two years? Are there any categorical or taxonomical names for such plants?