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Uses of Seaweed

Seaweed is used as fertilizers. It is used as soil conditioners and as livestock feed. Maerl is commonly used as a soil conditioner. Aquatic and microscopic species are cultured in clear tanks or ponds and are either harvested or used...
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Photosynthesis

PHOTOSYNTHESIS The process of plants using sunlight to make sugars from water and carbondioxide is called photosynthesis. Photosynthesis takes place in leaves which contains the chlorophyll, the green pigment. The green pigment chlorophyll gets energy from sunlight and after chemical...
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Seeds and Fruits

SEEDS AND FRUITS Seeds and fruits: A fruit is the part of a plant that contains and protects the seeds. After the pollination of a flower, the fruit is formed. After wither and fall of petals, the ovary of the...
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Ferns

  Fern The most advanced of all the non-flowering, spore bearing plants are the ferns and their relatives, known as the Pteridophytes. There are about 12,000 species of Pteridophytes of which 10,400 are ferns. The others include horse tail and...
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What is Pollination

Pollination: In order for seeds to develop a flower has to be pollinated. Pollen from the stamens of a flower have the same species must stick to the plant’s stigma. Cross pollination occurs when pollen from one plant lands on...
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Flowers

FLOWERS: Flowers are the advanced reproductive structure found in plants. The division of flowering plants is called as Magnoliophyta or the Angiosperms. The first flowering plants is said to be appeared about 120 million years ago. The majority of flowers...
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ALGAE

ALGAE Algae are the simplest of all plants. They live in water or moist places. It range in size from minute, single celled species to sea weeds which can be several meters long. All algae contain the green pigment chlorophyll....
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Trees

TREES The large sized plant with single stem is known as trees. It has trunk, branches and leaves. It helps to balance the atmosphere, stabiles the soil and supply food to all creatures. Trees have roots, stem, branches, bark, leaves,...
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Plants reproduction

Plants reproduction: How do plants reproduce? Plants reproduction is ensured to continued existence of the species. Seeds, spores or plantlets, often in large number which happens by means of propagation. Seeds and spores are formed by sexual reproduction involving male...
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Uses of Plants

Uses of Plants: When human societies were developed the living things were traditionally divided into plants and animals. Aristotle distinguished plants and animals as which do not move and move. Much later, when Linnaeus (1707–1778) created the scientific classification, these...
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