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After a henna (true or neutral) treatment, you can expect less frizz, more manageability, and a very healthy shine. (I've even read that it helps stop dandruff and gets rid of head lice.) Henna hair dye fades naturally within about 4 months, so it won't leave you with weird-looking roots or otherwise scary streaks


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In the process of photosynthesis light is used as as a source of energy to generate sugar from carbon and water. A by-product is oxygen. This process can be broken into two cycles: light reaction and Calvin cycle. In the light reaction energy from photons is transformed into usable energy and reducing agents (ATP, NADPH) and water is used as a source of ...


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It has already been mentioned that different prothalli have a different mix of chromosomes, and that in some (yet not all) ferns a single prothallus doesn't fertilize itself, e.g. because male and female gametes aren't produced at the same time. I want to add that one prothallium usually only produces one sporophyte. So even in cases with self fertilisation, ...


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Virus are extremely host-dependent because they need to enter the host, move inside of it, use its replication mechanisms and codon usage. There are virus that cross the family boundry (ToMV for example) but crossing the kingdom boundry is less probable. For example, animal cells don't have a cell wall, which is a major change and requires a change in ...


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Short Answer There is no such word that I can think of. Long Answer Note: although fungi were once considered to be lumped with plants, such classifications fell out of favor 60+ years ago (or sooner). See here for a summary. Nomenclature "dead ends" Using the traditional taxonomic approach (including Woese's familiar 3-domain classification ...


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male-sterility is not required for breeding. Male-sterility means that the female acting plant (the plant that will bear the fruit) has sterile male organs (either dysfunctional anthers or sterile pollen). and won't self pollinate. The male-acting plant is fertile. In monoecious plants this is helpful for breeding because we can't easily provide a controlled ...


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To get a hybrid you need pollen from a different plant. Corn is likely to self-pollinate if some action is not taken to prevent it. I don't know of sterile males plants - in the US corn belt the self-pollination is prevented by detasseling. Many young people get summer jobs detasseling (cutting off the tassels) for seed corn.


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The photos are blurred. We need a pic of the bark and of the fruit, sliced. Does it have pips or a nut? Perhaps a Palaquium variety, i.e. Palaquium Gutta, which is for producing latex/rubber, because it's in a garden and its a useful commodity plant previously grown in south america. Perhaps slice and study the fruit for a better ID. Latex plants attract ...


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Neither. (From personal experience growing a few saffron crocus in my garden.) Like other bulbs (or in the case of crocus, corms, to be technical), the saffron crocus has an annual life cycle. The bulb sends up leaves & flowers according to seasonal* cues. The flowers will die whether or not you pick the stigmas. Indeed, the stigmas are usually the ...


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The plant will intake water to keep constant internal water pressure to compensate for evapotranspiration. However, the evapotranspiration will not be a simple universal number. The evapotranspiration rate strongly depends on temperature, air humidity, water tension inside the plant you want to keep (may it wilt?) and also the radiation received by the plant ...


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when we talk about external force applied in this case we talk about a setup that is made by us. like a U tube experiment that is filled with water and separates both the hands of the tube via semipermiable membrane and we add solute one side and due to this water starts to rise in that hand of the tube to avoid this rise in water level an external pressure ...


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A pressure potential of 0 doesn't mean there isn't any water left in the cell, it just means that the existing water available in a cell is not able to exert any force on the cell wall. This is because in extremely hypertonic solutions (solutions with a higher solute concentration than the cytoplasm), enough water leaves the plant cell that there is not ...


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