Category: Plants

Kingdom plantae

Vegetative Propagation or Asexual reproduction Most non-flowering plants reproduce asexually without any transfer of the male gamete to the female gamete. Plant reproduce asexually by childing, offshoot, tuber, lowering, and stelons. Asexual reproduction can also be referred to as vegetative Read more…

Characteristics of Legumes The grain legumes are members of the family Fabaceae (sub-family Papilionoideae). They are mainly herbaceous plants although some are shrubs. They possess stems or vines that are upright, semi-prostrate, or prostrate.   Cowpea Root System They possess Read more…

Pedology Pedology deals with the formation, genetics, origin of soil and morphology, and other related characteristics. There are physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of the soil for it to be productive. Pedology is reflected as the origin and also the Read more…

The Pomegranate plant is a deciduous shrub that bears fruits. Pomegranate is also suitable as an ornamental plant and grows beautiful orange-red flowers. Punica Granatum, commonly known as pomegranate or Chinese apple is an exotic plant that comes from Asia, Read more…

Paulinia cupana common name is Guarana. It’s a plant whose seeds and fruits are highly beneficial. Other species of Paullinia are Paullinia crysan and sorbilis and they’re commonly referred to as, Guarana gum, Brazilian Cocoa, Guarana paste, etc. Guarana (Paullinia Read more…

As technology is shaping up every industry, agriculture and food production is not left out. With the growing world population, food insecurity is becoming a daily issue to address, old farming practices can not help with the increasing food demand. Read more…

There are two types of reproduction in plants: Asexual and Sexual reproduction. Most flowering plants exhibit sexual reproduction, however, some plants exhibit both sexual and asexual reproduction. There are many advantages of plant sexual reproduction over asexual reproduction, and vice Read more…

Transport System in Plants We know that the roots of a plant absorb food, water and mineral salt from the soil and conduct these up by way of the stem to the leaves where the manufacture of organic food takes Read more…

What is a Hydra? Hydra is a multi-cellular freshwater animal. Unlike unicellular animals or protozoans such as Amoeba and paramecium, multi-cellular animals are built up of many cells and are known collectively as metazoans. Coelenterates are the simplest metazoans and Read more…

Plant Irritability Plants do respond to a stimulus, this is referred to as plant irritability or plant movement. There are different kinds of plant movements depending on the plant’s nature, the stimulus, and other conditions. When plants respond to internal Read more…