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Fruit parts close to stem is bitter in some cucumber cultivar, off favour and tough, in snake cucumber and water melon, egg plants.... and others. Are there any explanations?
13 June 2016 6,802 3 View
I would like ask for help with ID of two trees. My study site is North Sumatra province, primary montane forest (ca. 1500 masl). I can provide pictures of leaves, fruits, bark etc. Because of high...
05 June 2016 2,281 3 View
Is it possible that the larches cultivated in parks and gardens might have triple hybrids (for example by morphological determinate L. decidua x sibirica x kaempferi etc.)? Doesn't this contradict...
05 June 2016 861 2 View
Does any one have any idea on how to remove fat from plants without reducing the phytate concentration needed for hydrolysis by phytase?
01 June 2016 4,438 2 View
We found a great amount of pollen in Polygonatum flowers that are buzz-pollinated (ca 30 000), and a little lower pollen amount in the related species of the Convallariaceae, but we do not know...
28 May 2016 7,634 3 View
In general, the steroidal alkaloids represent an important class of alkaloids that essentially afford a close structural relationship to sterols i.e., they contain a perhydro-1,...
15 May 2016 5,449 1 View
I am trying to study living plant cell on fluorescence microscopy. Should I use PBSor sucrose? Do you have some suggestions? Thanks
08 May 2016 5,732 3 View
I am studying on somatic embryogenesis of Pyrus, during my study I am faced with rhizogenesis in callus. Do I remove them or they are useful.
04 May 2016 8,406 7 View
I am working on Alkaloids,i want to separate these alkaloids from plant sources,now i got crude extract,now my idea is to separate crude alkaloids from total crude. I saw some paper said that do...
04 May 2016 8,756 2 View
I´m looking for information about the influence of pH, Ca, P, Al and other soil characteristics in the uptake of fluoride by plants. Should I also consider the stomata absorption?
01 May 2016 5,112 3 View
It is interesting to observe coconut trees which transport water from the ground(?) to fairly large heights .What is the mechanism ? Can we replicate it artificially? .Why should it grow so tall...
01 May 2016 5,359 7 View
Normally fruits fall during night than during day. Any reason fro fruit abscision
01 May 2016 620 9 View
I want to know if i can have oxygen supply giving co2 and light for some minutes.
27 April 2016 6,820 4 View
Does anyone have a good protocol (with details) for measuring superoxide dismutase (SOD) in plant ?
27 April 2016 714 2 View
Hello, I have vitroplants for date palm, and now I am in the stage of acclimatization.I know the this stage is very difficult. So if someone was worked with this species can help me
27 April 2016 9,769 3 View
Can we grow bamboo seeds in MS basal media ? We were trieng to grow bamboo seeds in Murashige and Skoog basal media but the result have not come so far. So which media is best to grow...
26 April 2016 151 2 View
There are some reports about honest floral signals, e.g. flower colour change in many flowering plants correleted to nectar production, size of Dalechampia bracts indicating the size of a resin...
25 April 2016 1,432 5 View
Wisconsin fast plants (Brassica rapa) are the product of a breeding program developed for decades. They grow to full size in about 28-30 days. What has changed in them respect to their original...
13 April 2016 3,646 18 View
Dear Colleagues, We collected a Piper species from the Andaman Islands. Now it is bloomed. Can anybody tell us about the Piper identification experts in the world. Krishnaraj
12 April 2016 9,794 8 View
Zoology & Wild Animals
11 April 2016 2,482 5 View
During the seed germination, as the seeds are rich of phenolics and total sugars ants are disturbing the process of germination. Can any one suggest any easy method which will be effect to ants...
10 April 2016 4,688 8 View
for determining LAI on the feild and for take out plant sample to analyze the biomass
07 April 2016 386 3 View