Monday, 30 November, 2020

Category: Plants

Kingdom plantae


What is Seed Germination To define seed germination for kids or in layman’s terms, it is the process during which the embryo develops into a seedling.   How Seeds Turn to Plant The embryo of a dry fully developed seed Read more…


What is the Germination of seed? Germination of seed is simply the process of the development of the seed embryo into a seedling. There are basically two types of germination – the hypogeal and the epigeal form of germination.   Read more…


Delonix regia, commonly known as flamboyant is a dicotyledonous tree belonging to the sub-family Caesalpiniaceae and family Leguminosae. It is also commonly known a the flame of the forest or the royal Poinciana. Delonix regia is a very beautiful flowering plant Read more…


The Oil palm, scientific name – Elaeis guineensis is another member of the palm family. There are about 2,000 species, mostly confined to the tropical regions. Oil palms thrive well in tropical rain forests and are natives of West Africa. Read more…


Yeast Reproduction Yeast cells reproduce both asexually and sexually, which makes reproduction easy irrespective of the environmental condition. Yeast usually reproduces every two minutes and can multiply rapidly. How does Yeast reproduce Asexually? Yeast reproduces asexually through budding – a Read more…


Spirogyra is a simple multicellular green alga. It is free-floating and is found commonly on water ponds, ditches, and slow-running streams where it forms slimy bright-green tangled masses called colonies. These are easily visible to the naked eye. Structure of Read more…


Sisal (Agave sisalana Perrine) is a monocotyledonous crop from which leaf fibers are extracted without retting. The leaves provide the most important of the world’s hard fibers, I.e. fibers so coarse that they can only be made into twine and Read more…


Fibre plants were among the first cultivated plants in prehistoric times. The number of commercially grown fibre crops is small and these are mostly of ancient origin in the tropics. The tropics supply the bulk of the world’s fibre requirement. Read more…


There’s no doubt, your cooking method can change the composition of nutrients in fruits and vegetables but it’s not always a bad thing. In cooked vegetables and fruits, you can have some more nutrients than fresh in some rare cases. Read more…


Many vegetable crops were domesticated several centuries ago. The great ancient civilization in Mesopotamia grew vegetables such as turnips, onions, beans, lettuce, and cucumbers. While the early Egyptians cultivated a wide variety of vegetable crops such as asparagus, cabbage, cucumber, Read more…