Category: Botany

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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Nuclear Power Plants term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Chem. Com. Project Lynsey Boggess Nuclear Power has its advantages and disadvantages. However it is a lot safer than most people think. The chances of a meltdown or a radiation leak are extremely small. There are many safety features, which make nuclear power one of the safest electricity sources. And every nuclear power plant is protected with thick layers of steel and concrete. Nuclear power…

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Charles Robert Darwin was a man of many hats. He was a friend, colleague, son, father, husband; but above all, he was a naturalist. Through his dedication and perseverance did he manage to, in less than a generation, establish the theory of evolution as a fact in peoples’ minds. In fact, “[t]oday it is almost impossible for us to return, even momentarily, to the pre-Darwinian…

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Nuclear Power term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Nuclear Power Most of the world s electricity is generated by either thermal or hydroelectric power plants. Thermal power plants use fuel to boil water which makes steam. The steam turns turbines that generate electricity. Hydroelectric power plants use the great force of rushing water from a dam or a waterfall to turn the turbines. The majority of thermal power plants burn fossil fuels because…

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Thermoregulation term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

It is hard to believe that some plants produce as much heat for their weight as birds do, which are the greatest heat producers of all. It is even harder to believe that some are able to thermoregulate, which means that they actually alter their heat production to keep their temperature constant in fluctuating air temperatures. This is similar to what mammals do. The article…

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