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I think before discussing "pain", we'd probably have to discuss whether plants actually can "feel". This is also down to how one wants to define this (hence "opinion based"), but I assume most people (?) would equal the lack of a brain/neurons with the lack of the capability to feel. And I presume so do you, as you show by using the tag "neuroscience". ...


The question is little bit unclear: is in vitro or in vivo introduction in question? In vivo: As the nematode feeds on the plant during its parasitic phase, it consequently assures the introduction of dsRNA and/or siRNA molecules into the nematode’s digestive system. in vitro introduction etc -> The status of RNAi-based transgenic research in ...


By definition, no. An herbaceous plant is defined as a plant that has no woody parts. Herbaceous perennials die down to the roots at the end of the year and then sprout up again at the start of the next growing season, but they do not have woody parts. A plant that is small and herblike but has woody parts may be called a subshrub.


According to this article, Selaginella aerial roots have a thick root cap that possesses a cuticle. Roots that have breached the soil do not have cuticles.


That molecule is called Geosmin. It is mainly produced 1 by Actinomycetes such as Streptomyces; filamentous bacteria that live in soil. Other organisms also produce geosmin: Cyanobacteria Certain fungi An amoeba called Vanella A liverwort It is an intracellular metabolite and cell damage is the primary reason attributed to its release. However oxidant ...


I've worked on a couple of these for biofuel production. The answer varies widely according to plant P and how well studied plant P is. In terms of what data is used, it includes but is not limited to: temperature, insolation, length of the day, cloud cover, rain, soil composition, soil type, soil density, other local effects like wind or pests, altitude, ...

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