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Flower Parts and Functions

2018-04-06T17:12:03+00:00

Have you ever wondered what makes a flower a flower?  Did you know that the flower is actually made up of female and male parts?  Yes, that is correct.  Many flowers have male parts and female parts.  We’ll start with the male part first. The male [...]

Flower Parts and Functions 2018-04-06T17:12:03+00:00

Anatomy of the Leaf

2018-04-06T17:14:17+00:00

The leaf is a good deal more complex than many would assume.  Their daily functions are spectacular and give us a lot of insight as to how a plant uses leaves to manufacture complex enzymes, proteins, vitamins, sugars, etc. from the  nutrients it takes up through [...]

Anatomy of the Leaf 2018-04-06T17:14:17+00:00

Anatomy of the Leaf pt. 2

2018-04-06T17:16:44+00:00

The epidermis of the leaf has unique features that aid in the survival of the plant.  We are going to take a look into some of these unique features inside the lower epidermis of the leaf, starting with the outer protective layer of the epidermis.  It’s [...]

Anatomy of the Leaf pt. 2 2018-04-06T17:16:44+00:00

Calcium and Its Role In Plant Health

2018-04-09T11:51:41+00:00

Calcium (Ca) is an element which is vital to virtually any living thing, be it plant or animal.  It has many different critical roles.  Calcium plays a very similar role in a plant as it does in animals.  It is essential in the development of a [...]

Calcium and Its Role In Plant Health 2018-04-09T11:51:41+00:00

Phosphorus In Plants and Soils

2018-04-06T17:21:19+00:00

Phosphorus (P), an essential macronutrient, is a vital component for several different factors of plant growth.  In the list of essential nutrients, there are two categories which help to divide the elements up based upon the quantities required for plants to thrive:  macronutrients and micronutrients.  Macronutrients [...]

Phosphorus In Plants and Soils 2018-04-06T17:21:19+00:00

Chlorine Benefits to Plants

2018-04-06T17:29:20+00:00

Solid Chlorine: By Alexander C. Wimmer Chlorine is actually one of the more plentiful elements on the entire planet.  It is found all around us, abundant in soils, minerals, plants and even animals.  Seawater is a major collector of dissolved chlorine.  Oceans accumulate chlorine [...]

Chlorine Benefits to Plants 2018-04-06T17:29:20+00:00

Molybdenum in Plants and Soils

2018-04-06T17:36:47+00:00

Molybdenum (Mo) does not always get the attention it deserves.  This essential element plays a very important role in the growth and development of plants.  In the majority of agricultural soils, the content of molybdenum is somewhere in the range of 0.6 ppm – 3.5 ppm [...]

Molybdenum in Plants and Soils 2018-04-06T17:36:47+00:00

Sulfur in Soil and Plants

2018-04-06T17:43:40+00:00

Despite the fact that it has been known for over 70 years that sulfur, in combination with other elements is necessary for plant nutrition, the question of sulfur content in plants seems to have gotten very little attention in the broad spectrum of plant health.  [...]

Sulfur in Soil and Plants 2018-04-06T17:43:40+00:00

The Difference between Chlorophyll A & B and Photosynthesis Overview

2018-04-06T17:52:04+00:00

Photosynthesis Photosynthesis is a naturally occurring process that takes place in plants, algae and even some forms of bacteria.  They utlize the sun’s energy to convert CO2 into carbohydrates. Photosynthesis is an essential part of life on Earth.  During photosynthesis CO2 expelled by animals, humans and [...]

The Difference between Chlorophyll A & B and Photosynthesis Overview 2018-04-06T17:52:04+00:00