Category: Botany

Milfoil in the Northwest In Northern Idaho weed infestations of lakes, rivers, and streams have been increasing over the last few years. Doug Freeland is the Northern Idaho expert on a particular type of underwater weed, milfoil, that is rapidly spreading through many freshwater sources in Idaho as well as the rest of North America. Freeland s expertise has been used by Idaho counties, Washington…

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“Science Project Final Paper” Title: “Breaking Down Growth” (reserve the right to change) Topic: Biology (hypotonics) Purpose: To see whether added chemicals (nutrients) help to speed up seed germination. Hypothesis: I feel that there are/should be certain things that could be added to an “unknown” plant to stimulate its growth. I will be trying to add different amounts and kinds of fertilizers to several different…

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Mushrooms term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Different types of Mushrooms/Fungi There are many different kinds of mushrooms. One of the most common of them are Pleurotus Ostreatus (oyster mushroom), Pleurotus eryngii (King Oyster), Agaricus subrufescens (almond mushroom), hypsizygus ulmarius (white elm mushroom or elm oyster), Hypsizygus tessulatus (shimeji), Coprinus comatus (shaggy mane), Lentinula edodes (shiitake), Hericium erinaceus (Lios’ Mane), and Grifola Frondosa (maitake). Out of these, the most commonly grown are…

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Soil Component Lab term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The purpose of this lab is to separate soil by setting in water to find the % of various components. In this lab I learned a lot. I learned that there is a lot more stuff to the soil than we can see; there is floating leaf litter, Sunken leaf litter, silt and sand all in a jar of soil. However, it takes time to…

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Myth Essay term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

A great phenomenon that all humans have questioned at one time in their life is “Why does it rain?” These phenomena would cause humans to create a myth about why it rains. The myth starts off by understanding that tribes are God’s plants within his garden. The ground where the plants root system lies is within the earth. God wants his plants to be ripe…

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Testing the Effects of Allelopathic Substances on: Casuarinas, Bishophia, Melaleuca, and Schinus Justin Nighan 4/2/01 Dept. of Biology, University of Miami, PO Box 249118, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Jusswim122@aol.com Allelopathy occurs when organic substances with autotoxic or antibiotic properties from one plant inhibit the growth of other plants nearby. This phenomenon is best developed in perennials and woody plants of arid environments. These inhibitory substances…

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Napolean term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

During the French Revolution the years of 1799-1815, France was ruled by Napoleon Bonaparte. Although many people feel that Napoleon is one of dictatorship, the truth is he one for the country and did what he felt was in the best interest of France. Napoleon was a democratic leader for his country. By studying his role in education, the political aspects, and the social aspects…

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The Botany Bay Debate Evaluate the differing explanations of historians for the British government s decision to establish a colony in New South Wales. History is based on historians interpretations of sources that remain from that time. First hand testimony and records that give direct access to the past are referred to as primary sources. These sources have not continued to exist by chance. The…

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Nostoc Information term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Nostoc Information Scientific name – Kingdom- Monera, Phylum- Cyanobacteria, Class- NA, Order- nostocaler, Family- Nostocaceae, Genus- Nostoc, Species- caeruleum Description- Nostoc is a one celled autotrophic organism that performs photosynthesis with out chloroplasts. Instead it uses photosynthetic pigments located on folded membranes in their cytoplasm. The Nostoc is given its bluish color from a blue pigment called phycocyanin and its green color from the chlorophyll…

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The First Fleet term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The First Fleet In 1788-1868 more than one hundred and sixty thousand men were transported from Britain to (what was then) Botany Bay, New Holland. They traveled in terrible conditions and came in many sailing ships in which the voyage sometimes took as long as ten months but rarely took as many as eight or nine. They came to Botany bay because of the good…

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