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    Introduction The Brassica rapa, is a member of the Brassicaceae (cabbage/mustard) family. This species is an herbaceous annual or biennial field mustard. Europe is thought to be the origin of the species. However, many variations, including turnips, bok choi, and cabbage are known to have advanced in areas of Asia. B. rapa has now been introduced to natural and artificial habitats throughout the world via commercial cultivation and personal gardening. B. rapa presents significant phenotypic diversity. Generally speaking, this species has flat roots, large soft-hairy leaves, and small yellow flowers. (Lauffer B., Lauffer, D., Williams, P., 2012) B. rapa are rapid-cycling plants known as fast plants. William H. Paul developed these fast plants…

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    Brassica rapa, better known as the Brassica campestris, which is part of the mustard family. It is originated from Europe, but is now found all around the world (Courteau, 2012). This plant can grow anywhere between 30 to 120 centimeters tall. The growth of a plant is controlled by the hormone of the plant. The hormone will send a chemical signal to the plant which allows it to grow. An example of a plant’s hormone is called gibberellin. Gibberellin (GA) is responsible for the growth and the…

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    Brassica Rapa Plants

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    There was a variety of materials and steps to follow to ensure that the experiment was successful. The experiment was comprised of four main parts which included, planting the F1 generation seeds, pollinating the flowers, harvesting the seeds, and germinating the seeds. This process took about a total of 13 weeks for the Brassica Rapa Plants to complete their full life cycle (Figure 4). To begin, F1 Wisconsin Brassica Rapa fast plant hybrid generation seeds made from a cross between a homozygous…

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    Brassica Rapa Seeds

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    An Investigation of the Effects of Cytokinins during the Germination of Brassica rapa Seeds Germination is a vital stage in a plants life, but it also plays a significant role in other animals’ (including humans) life cycle. It is the process in which a new plant grows from a seed. Due to the fact that plants are autotrophs; they use the process of photosynthesis to transform sunlight and make their own food. Germination occurs in gymnosperms and angiosperms when the seed is using its own…

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    Essay On Brassica Rapa

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    The rapid-cycling Brassica rapa was developed by Dr. Paul Williams over a fifteen year period of using simple breeding techniques. These Brassica rapa plants develop remarkably quickly, flowering between thirteen and eighteen days after being planted. These plants are relatively small but need a continuous amount of water and cool white fluorescent lighting. Students in the botany lab were told to conduct experiments and to conduct research using the Brassica rapa. The purpose of the experiment…

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    Introduction: Brassica Rapa comes from the family of Brassicaceae, also known as the mustard family; the genus Brassica L is known as mustard, and the species Brassica Rapa L is commonly known as field mustard (Plant Profile). There are several subspecies of Brassica Rapa, like a turnip, and they all have varying uses like oil and root production. We are using the Wisconsin Fast Plants that have artificially selected to be optimal for educational use. We are trying to increase the number of…

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    Brassica Hypothesis

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    The genus Brassica contains thirty-seven different species, many of which provide edible parts such as roots, leaves, stems, buds, flowers, and seeds (Rakow, 2004). The Brassica species have provided much of the population 's diet, which explains their economic importance to many countries. Within the Brassica species, Canola has been a major contributor to the Canadian economy, providing over nineteen billion dollars each year, two-hundred and forty thousand Canadian jobs, and twelve and a half…

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    The carrying capacity of Wisconsin Fast Plants (Brassica Rapa) in a 2-liter bottle growing environment Introduction In this lab we conducted an experiment in which we created a habitat in which plants grown; We will determine if the plants will grow successfully in this habitat. We will plant “Wisconsin Fast Plant”seeds, also known as (Brassica Rapa). The Wisconsin Fast Plants are a small, fragile sized plant that has a short growing period and produces seeds at a high density. We will…

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    Meta description: Black spot on foot are linked to plantar warts. Blood vessel have grown into the wart causing the black color. Most common in children, they appear on the bottom of the foot. Usually flat caused from the pressure applied when walking. Black spot on foot are plantar warts named after the part of the body they show up on – the bottom of the foot. Plantar warts s are generally singular and small in size, but they can grow in clusters called mosaic warts. One distinguishing…

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    Soil Salinity Essay

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    •Background and aim Soil salinity is one of the major environmental obstacles that limit the crop productivity. A pot experiment was conducted with an aim to explore the ameliorative effects of exogenously applied sodium nitroprusside (SNP) concentration against salinity stress in Brassica napus (L.) cv. Pactole. Methods Plants were grown under greenhouse conditions in plastic pots and were exposed to ***** mM NaCl. Further, ***** days old plants were sprayed with sodium nitroprusside (SNP,…

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