Category: Plants and Crops

Kingdom plantae

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…

What is a flowering plant? Flowering plants are plants with well-developed reproductive parts, and capable of producing flowers, fruits, and seeds. Flowering plants are also regarded as angiosperm. The flowering plants show great variety and diversity of form. However, they Read more…

What is Coconut Palm? The coconut palm is classified as a monocotyledon, belonging to the family – Palmae. Coconut palm is widely distributed in all tropical regions, and thrives well on sandy shores. They are frequently seen in these regions, Read more…

Sugar Beet or beet, as it’s commonly called belongs to the family – Chenopodiaceae and it’s scientific name is Beta vulgaris. Beet is an herbicious biennial plant but can be grown as an annual, which is common today or possibly Read more…

Origin of Chia plant Chia plant had been grown in Mexico long ago, and now, it’s popular in Guatemala, Bolivia, and even in Australia. Over 4000 years, the Chia plant was grown in South and Central America, and it’s one Read more…

Plant Growth Definition Growth in plants is the development of the root and the shoot system, that is, the roots and other components, the shoot and its parts including branches, leaves, and others. There are two types of growth in Read more…

Plant Growth and Development From preschool, children are taught to observe and learn plant growth and development. Even though we were not mature while in kindergarten, we’ve already learned the plant life cycle and the stages of plant growth. Even Read more…

Economic importance of fungi All fungi are either saprophytes or parasites and thus have economic importance that is both beneficial and harmful to food or in agriculture. Some fungi live at the expense of their living host until the latter Read more…

What is Hydra Locomotion? While the hydra remains attached to the substratum, it is able to twist its body and move its tentacles in order to capture its prey. Sometimes, hydra can move from one point to another by looping Read more…

Balsam plant, also called Impatiens balsamina, spotted snapweed, touch-me-not, garden balsam, or rose balsam is a simple herbaceous flowering plant. Balsam plant leaves and seeds are the most useful parts of the plant. however, the plant leaves can be poisonous Read more…