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by ERS
Mon Jul 18, 2005 10:46 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant Growth Rate Experiment
Replies: 3
Views: 4868

you could compare brands or various concentrations of N,P,K
there are all sorts of fertilizers out there, I would suggest a trip to your local farm store.
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by ERS
Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Viable plant growth without light??
Replies: 13
Views: 16178

there are orchids that lack chlorophyll, grow and even flower entirely underground. They are pollinated by flies that burrow in via mud cracks and the plant gains nourishment from organic material in the immediately surrounding soil... is this the type of life that you are thinking of?? I don't know...
by ERS
Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:20 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Viable plant growth without light??
Replies: 13
Views: 16178

there are orchids that lack chlorophyll, grow and even flower entirely underground. They are pollinated by flies that burrow in via mud cracks and the plant gains nourishment from organic material in the immediately surrounding soil... is this the type of life that you are thinking of?? I don't know...
by ERS
Mon Jul 18, 2005 4:53 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism
Replies: 61
Views: 44612

I guess we all don't always agree with the way government runs things, but that is why we can always write our congressman;-)
ERS
by ERS
Mon Jul 18, 2005 4:08 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism
Replies: 61
Views: 44612

please do not knock the president.
by ERS
Fri Jul 15, 2005 3:31 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Meristems?
Replies: 11
Views: 8786

no worries mothorc, I regret that I don't always understand what other people are asking.
ERS
by ERS
Thu Jul 14, 2005 3:22 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Meristems?
Replies: 11
Views: 8786

the root cap is made of parenchyma cells, and the apical meristem is directly behind the cap.
ERS
by ERS
Thu Jul 14, 2005 1:25 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Meristems?
Replies: 11
Views: 8786

roots have an apical meristem, yes.
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by ERS
Thu Jul 14, 2005 4:59 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Meristems?
Replies: 11
Views: 8786

sorry mothorc, I am not sure I understand where you disagree...meristems are regions where undifferentiated cells divide.

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by ERS
Tue Jul 12, 2005 3:31 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Could Mr. Fantastic exist?
Replies: 18
Views: 13684

it is still no over here...;-)
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by ERS
Sun Jul 10, 2005 10:18 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tea vs coffee
Replies: 22
Views: 15526

I love coffee and tea, to the point of jitters!!
by ERS
Sun Jul 10, 2005 10:14 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: mtDNA vs normal DNA - how to illustrate it in plants
Replies: 3
Views: 6374

Karen, A little background, then let’s get to the gist of your ‘problem’. In a nutshell, mitochondria contain their own DNA, ribosomes, tRNA and other machinery components for protein synthesis. You are correct, in that mtDNA are in the form of super coiled circular chromosomes (much denser than nuc...