• Genetic Diversity In Agriculture
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    Genetic Diversity In Agriculture Genetic variation is the raw material for the plant breeder, who must often select from primitive and wild plants, including wild species, in search of new genes. The appearance of new diseases, new pests, or new virulent forms of disease causing organisms makes it imperative that the plant be preserved, because it offers a potential for the presence of disease resistant genes not present in cultivated varieties. Also, there are demands for new characters -- for ...
  • Aloe Vera Plant Gel Found
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    Aloe Vera is a member of the Liliaceae family. Also known as Aloe barbadensis, Barbados aloe, and medicinal aloe. (Quattrocchi, 2000) There are nearly five hundred species of aloe, found throughout the world today. These low or stem-less plants that originated from Africa, have prickly margin ed, pointed leaves that produce a yellowish, "gel" or medicinal sap, when cut. Taxonomic Affiliation: The species Aloe Vera is more scientifically known as Aloe barba denis. It is a member of the Asphodelac...
  • Frank J Horgan Filtration Plant
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    Frank J. Horgan Filtration Plant Introduction The Frank J. Horgan Filtration Plant is located Southeast of Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario (See map). Its purpose is to provide safe drinking water to our taps by filtering the water. The water is gathered from Lake Ontario. This plant has a production capacity of 455 million litres per day to supply the residents of Toronto with drinking water. Its average production of drinking water is 355 million litres per day. It is also the newest fil...
  • Transpiration Lab Water Plant Plants
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    Water is essential to plants in many ways. It first provides the major substance for living, to keep cells from shriveling up and dying. The second major function is to keep the plants rigidity. As plant cells become turgid, full of water, the cells expand, filling the extent of their cell walls, which are kept taught with turgor pressure. If the cells lose water, two problems occur. First, the cells dehydrate, causing the organism to die. Second, turgor pressure is lost as cells become flaccid...
  • Case Study Analysis Union Carbide Corporation And Bhopal
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    BUS 784 The Political, Social, and Legal Environment of Business Case Study Analysis: Union Carbide Corporation and Bhopal Date: 11-16-99 Name: Sheng-Chi Chen Student Id. : 997541112 A single slip in action may cause lasting sorrow. A slight mistake in operation at a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal of India causes a lot of deaths and injuries. What a tragedy it is. Undoubtedly, there must be something wrong with the management of the plant. In addition to the plant, the governments relat...
  • Describing Biblical Parallels In Hawthorne's Rappaccini's Daughter
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    Describing Biblical Parallels in Hawthorne's 'Rappaccini's Daughter' In Hawthorne's "Rappaccini's Daughter," many biblical parallels can be found. The story duplicates the chapter of genesis in the bible in many ways. Ranging from the characters, to the setting, and even the deadly plant in the story. The account of Adam and Eve in Genesis 1-3 is extremely similar to the situation of Giovanni and Beatrice in the story. In both "Rappaccini's Daughter" and the Genesis chapters in the bible, lush,...
  • Aloe Plant Juice Made
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    Aloe Aloe (Agave) is a genus of plant that has more than 150 species. Agave is native to South Africa but has been brought to America and is best-known here as American aloe (Agave americana), or century plant. An aloe plant has a short stem, fleshy, lanceolate leaves that form in rosettes at the end of each stem, and red or yellow tubular flowers in dense clusters. The different species of aloe differ in size from a few centimeters to more than thirty feet. The plant only blooms one time betwee...
  • What Effects Does Crowing Have On Bean Plants
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    What effect does crowding have on bean plants? My prediction was that crowding would have no effect on them. I predicted it this way because plants are made to grow in tough conditions and I did ent think crowding would have any effect. Materials needed to experiment. 2 Planting pots Planting soil 4 Bean seedsWaterRulerSupport stick Notebook Procedure: Take your planting pot fill with planting soil a little above half way. Take your seeds but before you plant them weigh them for data. Once you h...
  • Growth Rate Of A Seed
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    Problem: How does the amount of light affect the growth rate of a seed? Literature Search: This experiment is only trying to verify the answer since this question has been proven before. Others have also proven that seeds germinate at the same rate at the early stages no matter how much or how little sunlight there is. Once the radicle brakes trough and the plant starts to use photosynthesis to produce energy and grow. Since sunlight is needed in photosynthesis, the plant with more sunlight star...
  • Plant Life Plants Terrestrial Water
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    The kingdom Plantae encompasses water-dwelling red and green algae as well as terrestrial plants, which have evolved to support themselves outside of the aquatic environment of their ancestors. This Spark Note focuses on the terrestrial plants, which include bryophytes (mosses) as well as the more highly evolved vascular plants, called tracheophytes. As a consequence of their move onto land, terrestrial plants require structures that support their weight, prevent desiccation (drying out), aid in...
  • Plant Hormones In Agriculture
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    The Role of Hormones in Plants The majority of people know that hormones play a vital and important part in animal growth and development. The common layperson knows that without certain chemicals in their bodies, they would not function right. An example of a hormonal problem would be in the case of a dwarf in which a person does not produce enough growth hormone and grows only to a small height. What most people do not know is that plants also require hormones to grow and develop. This is not...
  • Goal Theory Of Constraints
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    The Goal, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt examines the life of an American plant manger in his quest to find out what exactly the goal of a plant manager is and how to go goal. Along the way towards realizing the goal, the plant manager is forced define and understand the theory of constraints. It is important to understand the theory of constraints for the manager to be able to identify what restrictions are being various operations and to know how to reverse their affects. In this particular the manage...
  • Organizational Review Of Plant Automation Group
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    Organizational Review of Plant Automation Group It is intended that this organizational review, will provide the Districts with better understanding of the changing process computer hardware and software support needs. Also to review the department location for the Plant Automation Group (Group), and develop recommendations on the proposed reporting relationships." Review the background information." Identify the primary and secondary functions of the Plant Automation Group" Review possible loca...
  • Gilgamesh 3 Thirds God And One
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    In Gilgamesh, the tale of two companions and their epic journeys together, symbolism plays an important role in developing the story and theme. One such symbol is the so-called "How-the-Old-Man-Once-Again-Becomes-a-Young-Man" plant. As the name dictates, "new life may be obtained by means of it " (Gilgamesh 80) Symbolically the plant is imperative to a complete understanding of the work. It represents Gilgamesh s quest for immortality, and ultimately, a new realization of his own humanity. Of co...
  • Monarch Butterflies Coevolution With Milkweed
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    Monarch Butterflies (Danaus) and Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tube rosa) Monarch Butterflies and Butterfly Weed, a type of milkweed, have coevolve d as plant and pollinator. This means that they both rely on one another to survive. Milkweed is the primary source of nutrition for monarchs. Monarchs only eat Asclepias tube rosa a particular species of Milkweed. The monarch relies on toxins in the milkweed to fend off predators such as birds. The toxic tendencies of the milkweed plants caused the gove...
  • Steel Plant Baseball Field
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    Steel Plant Our steel plant will be located where the baseball field and the gymnasium is. We will buy the school's land off the Board of Education. We plan on tearing down the gym and taking all the bricks and left over materials to the land fill in Princeton. This way more people can keep their homes, and not have to move away. The school will be turned into a hotel for some of the workers who live away from here. If the baseball field and gymnasium isn't enough room for the plant then we will...
  • Bean Plants Dark Green
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    Growth of bean plants Control variables: Distilled water, vinegar, sugar water Experimental variables: water Title: Chemical and water affect ance on bean plants Purpose: Do different chemicals such as distilled water, sugar and vinegar affect the growth of bean plants. Materials and apparatus: Materials Water Distilled water Sugar Vinegar Seeds (bean, color white) Natural sunlight Regular oxygen Regular CO 2 Space Competition (other plants) Nutrients Temperature 12 plastic cups Soil Experimenta...
  • Cannabis Sativa United States
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    Hemp Marijuana is the most common name for the hemp plant, cannabis sativa, in the United States. The term marijuana is derived from the Mexican Spanish marijuana / marijuana that translates to 'Mary's leaf or plant.' The term marijuana entered in to English in about 1894 and has become the mainstream term in the United States. Cannabis now has a variety of names such as hashish, pot, ganja, hemp, tea, grass, and weed. Cannabis is a unique plant, with a long history. It is also a useful plant me...
  • Plant And Animal Cells
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    In every living thing, on Earth, there are cells. Cells keep living things organized. Just think about it, there is no way you could do everything you do and just be one cell. You would be one big blob, with many pieces (called organelles) floating around inside you. One of the main purposes of cells is to organize. You have brain cells, stomach cells, bone cells, and many other types of cells. Each is different from the others. In the same way that there are different kinds of cells inside you...
  • A Study Of Carnivorous Plants
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    Sett Bali se Biology-II Period III Wilt gen A Study of Carnivorous Plants What exactly are carnivorous plants? They have made appearances in countless movies, books, and science fairs, but what defines a carnivorous plant is that an essential part of its diet is meat or insects. This includes venus flytraps (Dionaea muscipula), Pitcher Plants (Sarrecenia, Nepenthes, and Darlingtonia), and Sundews (Drosera). Why must these plants "eat' meat? As plants and animals evolve, they change to thrive in ...