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  • Increase In Humidity At Ground Level
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    Field Study Report In the field study report the class was broken down into four groups, parking lot, grass, forest, and shrub areas. In this study students were asked to take 20 minutes out of every lab period and make a one meter plot that all measurements will be taken from. This one meter area represents our entire sub-plot. Then students were asked to take readings in their perspective sub-plots. The students were asked to record four temperature readings, (2 meters, above the ground, 15 cm...
  • General Guidelines For Groundwater Phytoremediation Plants
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    Introduction: In recent years it has become clear that some environmental chemicals can cause risks to the developing embryo and fetus. Evaluating the developmental toxicity of environmental chemicals is now a prominent public health concern. The suspected association between TCE and congenital cardiac malformations warrants special attention because TCE is a common drinking water contaminant that is detected in water supplies throughout the U.S. and the world. There is a lot of concern about th...
  • First Plants To Colonise An Area
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    Vegetation develops in many different and varied environments with each environment having different effects on the vegetation change over time. This essay will examine these different factors, in different environments. It will examine different sereal stages in different environment, the lithosere or rock environment, the psammosere or sand environment, the halosere or saltwater environment and hydrosere or fresh water environment. A sere is a stage of events by which the vegetation of an area...
  • Fungi Including Some Yeasts
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    Fungus The Latin word for mushroom is fungus (plural, fungi). The word fungus has come to stand for a whole group of simple plants that contain no chlorophyll and lack such complex plant structures as roots, stems, leaves, and flowers. Included among the fungi, along with mushrooms, are molds, mildews, rusts, smuts, truffles, and yeasts. Toadstool is another name for mushroom. Some people use the name toadstool only when referring to poisonous mushrooms, but botanists make no such distinction. A...
  • State Tree Of Kentucky
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    Trees By Brandon Carmack Trees are woody plants with a distinct stem, or trunk. They are usually the tallest of plants, and their height and single main stem differentiate them from shrubs. Trees are perennials that live at least three years. Some tree species are extremely short but others may reach a height of more than 367 feet. The General Sherman Tree, a giant sequoia in California's Sequoia National Park, has a height of 275 feet and a diameter of 37 feet. The largest trees are not always ...
  • Deciduous Forest Biome
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    The definition of a deciduous forest is a biome characterized by the presence of trees that lose their leaves in the fall. I chose to narrow down this subject a little and do my report mainly on the Temperate Broadleaf Deciduous Forest. It is mainly dominate in eastern North America. It is very well known for its leaves which turn brilliant colors like brilliant reds, oranges and golds in autumn. The shortening of days in fall stimulates the plants to withdraw chlorophyll from their leaves, allo...
  • Animals Adaptations Of The Rain Forest
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    A biome, also known as life zones, consists of all plants, animals, and other organisms, as well the physical environment in a particular area. A biome is characterized by its' plant life, climate, and location. The climate and physical features determine the boundaries of a biome. A biome is made up of many different ecosystems. The ecosystems tend to have the same pants and animals as neighboring biomes around the boundaries. The major biomes are the tundra, taiga, tropical rain forest, temper...
  • Beautiful Trees Use
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    Of all the things a student needs to make it through a typical day, probably the most important, yet least appreciated, is paper. Paper is used for academic, social, and personal purposes by nearly all students every day. The most obvious use is for the academic or classroom assignment, whether it comes in the form of a test, an essay, or a summary of plant life on Easter Island. The social uses of paper center around the "note", which any student can tell you is's important a part of a student'...
  • Competition Relationship With Other Birds
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    One physical factor that contributed to the development of the studied community, was the temperature of the atmosphere. This abiotic feature played a large in role in the growth of the plant and animal species living within the area. The temperature of the atmosphere changed often and varies throughout different parts of the year. This also slightly contributed to the amount of rainfall in the community, which essential for every environment. There are many relationships within the ecosystem. O...
  • Products From The Rubber Trees
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    Rubber is said to be the native of Brazil, in South-America. It is said that some of the sailors who went with Columbus in his voyage of discovery found children playing with a kind of ball that could bounce. In 1736, a Frenchman discovered that it came from tree. He was hence the pioneer of the rubber plantation. Rubber trees were planted in Malaysia only in recently. Rubber is called the "Green-gold" of Malaysia because the product earns millions of dollars annually for the country. Rubber pla...

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