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This is my understanding. If it is wrong, please correct me. So animals have an adaptive immune system where when they come into contact with a foreign substance they create antibodies to it and...
19 October 2018 316 11 View
How many chlorophyll molecules are involved in photosynthesis?
02 June 2018 4,112 8 View
I'm searching for 2 scientists to share in writing a research proposal entitled "microbial source of water for the desert plants" to be submitted to "Water JPI 2018 Joint Call", from any of the 20...
15 March 2018 7,909 5 View
The conductivity of the chloroplast ATP synthase is usually estimated from the time constant of a first-order exponential fit to the post-illumination relaxation kinetics of the electrochromic...
31 October 2017 5,397 1 View
I am experimenting on the effect of salinity in Arabidopsis. I had worked with the same brand of MS medium before, and the seedlings had grown green as usual. But then I used another package of...
01 August 2017 7,849 5 View
Hi there. I'm doing some work in Sodankyla, Finland which is quite high north and a bit remote. I need to get frozen/refridgerated samples back to the Netherlands. I'm limited in my materials to...
27 July 2017 4,392 3 View
Our research is plant biology and Arabidopsis is the main plant material. But during a long time, our plants endured serious damage by aphid. Do you have some good suggestion for me to reduce the...
29 June 2017 757 31 View
Hi All, I have some compounds and I'd like to examine how they effect the expression of nitrogen transporters in maize (corn) roots. My plan is to grow corn in a defined media (i.e. Yoshida's) in...
28 June 2017 4,442 2 View
I want to do Root Organ Culture of carrot. I have tried with agrobacterium rhizogenes mtcc 532. i have tried with 8hrs, 12 hrs culture, 24 hrs, 48 hours culture.. i have collected cells by...
12 March 2017 4,594 5 View
I have a data set of chemical and physical traits (and herbivory data) from trees and vines at one of my study sites. Unfortunately, there was no overlap in the families trees vs vines came from...
26 February 2017 3,280 3 View
I am working on Fenugreek (legume).
24 January 2017 275 4 View
How can i determine Callose in Citrus Plant roots?
10 January 2017 492 8 View
Hello everyone! I am trying to grow rice in pots inside a growth chamber for the past 4 months in Arkansas, USA. All I am getting is the plant becomes yellow and slowly dies. In some, browning...
02 January 2017 7,225 9 View
I determine the percentage of nitrogen in Cicer arietinum plant through kjeldhal method.I apply various fertilizer dose & with or without rhizobium inoculum.After 2 month measure weight (gm)...
31 December 2016 6,023 3 View
can anybody suggest me MTT assay testing lab ?
30 December 2016 794 3 View
I chose the leaf veins of three species, P. clarofolia, P. conradinae and P.serrulata to observe.
29 December 2016 7,160 3 View
It is well known that certain plants suck colored water through roots and this color is reflected on their leafs. In similar way, nano-particles of metal (such as gold, which is not chemically...
23 December 2016 4,045 7 View
Bonjour, I am looking for informations about the growth speed of Melocactus cephalium. Would you have data, references ? seasonnal greetings marc
20 December 2016 4,577 3 View
I have a wild type of tomato and i have trouble with germination, can anyone give suggestion to improve germination. Thanks
15 December 2016 6,563 10 View
I have a problem to break dormancy seed in Arabidopsis wilt tipe and mutant aux 1. I'll grow it in 1/2 MS, so what the best treatment to break it? Thanks before
04 December 2016 2,233 8 View
30 November 2016 8,901 3 View
My group mates and I were tasked to prepare "perfect and permanent" slides for one of our classes. Sadly, it did not work out the way we wanted it to. As a result, we created some over-stained and...
25 November 2016 3,077 2 View
Total P and S determination from plant sample digest we use Molybdate-vanadate and Bacl2 solution for color development. Furthermore we use 2N nitric acid and 6N HCl for P and S determination...
20 November 2016 2,004 8 View
Many herbs display toxicity on ingestion. Is any scientific data available on toxicity studies of these plants.Minerals like arsenic,lead are found as common toxic elements in plants.Any...
16 November 2016 3,734 5 View