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answered What's the opposite of a thermophile?
Apr
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revised How will rising carbon dioxide levels in the troposphere affect photosynthetic producers?
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comment How do trees manage to grow equally in all directions?
Giberellic acid is another plant hormone that can induces plant cell growth or elongation, among many other functions.
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Apr
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comment How do trees manage to grow equally in all directions?
Lots of questions are nested here - tree growth and its regulation, reaction wood, heliotropism - might be good to focus it
Apr
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revised How do trees manage to grow equally in all directions?
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accepted What is the difference between “dikaryotic” and “heterokaryotic” states in the sexual lifecyles of fungi?
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comment What is the difference between “dikaryotic” and “heterokaryotic” states in the sexual lifecyles of fungi?
Good answer, thanks - one other thing I found is that a dikaryon may then divide, with each nucleus being replicated once per division, to form dikaryotic hyphae. In Basidiomycota, the entire basidiocarp (mushroom) is formed from these dikaryotic hyphae.
Apr
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comment Why do plants' leaves become enlarged in low light areas?
Also, plants that adapted to a "shady" ecological niche are competing less for access to direct sunlight, and therefore have less need to invest in height or the larger stem this requires.
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revised How will rising carbon dioxide levels in the troposphere affect photosynthetic producers?
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answered How will rising carbon dioxide levels in the troposphere affect photosynthetic producers?
Mar
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revised If the xylem of a woody plant is composed of dead tissue, how does sapwood become heartwood?
clarified a couple points
Mar
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answered If the xylem of a woody plant is composed of dead tissue, how does sapwood become heartwood?
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revised What is the difference between “dikaryotic” and “heterokaryotic” states in the sexual lifecyles of fungi?
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asked What is the difference between “dikaryotic” and “heterokaryotic” states in the sexual lifecyles of fungi?
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