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To answer if the equivalent could be done with plants, we have to understand the histological and anatomical differences between plants and animals. Just as spraying a nutritive solution over an animal (like you and me) doesn't work, spraying a nutritive solution over the leaves doesn't work as well: the nutritive molecules (let's use glucose in our ...


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Your limited understanding is indeed correct - the different colours indicate different stages of maturation, even though different colour cultivars exist (e.g. some that remain green even if fully ripe). It is known that the different maturation states have different vitamin and/or mineral concentrations (see here or here). This indicates that different ...


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Like @skymningen thought, this is a Clematis. However, the only wild Clematis in the Netherlands is Clematis vitalba, that has much smaller flowers (about 2 cm diameter) see "Heukels' Flora van Nederland" (the official Dutch flora) and here. So you have photographed a plant that "escaped" from a garden. Most garden Clematis are hybrids from Chinese or ...


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More detail on what your studying, the question you want to answer, and how you want to go about doing it would be very helpful. But I can answer this basic question of how to select tree's with a transect. You will need: Forms to fill out for data. A compass. A transect tape (really a very long tape measure, about 100 yards or meters). A sampling design ...


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Survive without eating: no Survive without photosynthesis: 1. Yes, and 2. Yes-if considering only "nutritional" aspect of photosynthesis Some parasitic plants lack photosynthesis (see the beautiful ghost plant) Plants also grow during the night, and plants are able of respiration, which can exceed photosynthesis - and trees do so excessively when they ...


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No, not in the long run at least. (Except for parasitic plants as I have just learned!) Plants rely on photosynthesis to make up glucose but that is just the tip of the iceberg, there are tons of cascade reactions (also genes regulation) going on linked to the photosynthesis. Read this just to get an idea. So, photosynthesis is so deeply linked to the ...


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It can have a negative effect if parasites are able to take advantage of the holes in the tree.The bark is the first line of defense against parasites and making holes without covering them tend to have a negative effect.Furthermore, the bark also protects the plants against adverse weather conditions.


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Your question specifically asks for an equation which gives root radius and your sample equation is for typical root length, neither of which I'm aware of. However, there is a known relation between the above-ground biomass and the below-ground biomass of a plant, which varies with species and environmental factors. This is the root:shoot ratio. This is ...



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