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  • Carnivorous Plants Research Paper

    18, 2016 Honors Contract ENV 150 Carnivorous plants are fascinating creatures. Normally, plants gain nutrients through the process of photosynthesis. Carnivorous plants are, however, are a special case. Just the thought of knowing that plants of all things can eat animals is mind blowing! It completely defies their very nature. For that reason, they have crept their way into the media industry. Even though there exists no carnivorous plant that can actually kill a human, the thought has spread like wildfire. How interesting of a movie would it be for plants to have the ability to eat humans? In this paper, I want to look more in-depth at the way carnivorous plants operate and explore the history of how they have crept…

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  • Red Blotches Lab Report

    to the Nepenthaceae family, a group of monotypic carnivorous plants who use their specialized pitcher-shaped leaves to capture their prey through passive pitfall traps (Bauer, Di Giusto, Skepper, Grafe, Federle, 2012). The adaptation of carnivory in plants is as a result of nutrient-poor habitats in which the fitness of the plants depends on the availability of animal prey in that habitat. Animal prey increases seed production, flower production, and biomass, which are all essential for plant…

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  • Carnivory Lab Report

    that would recycle these nutrients are unable to function at the low pH levels. In serpentine fens the low nutrients is cause by the amount of heavy metals in the water as well there alkalinity. Due to these factor they too are unable to recycle nutrients. Epiphytic plants are plants which are growing harmlessly on other plants. These habitats are often found in the canopies of rain forest and lack nutrients due to the absence of soils. The plants which living these environment have evolved…

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  • Essay On Sarracenia Pitching Plant Plants

    Sarracenia Pitcher plant from seed. In order to grow a Sarracenia pitcher plant from seed, you need to have time, and patience. Sarracenia has to be watered with rain or purified water every day or every other day. Never allow the soil to get dry, but you also never want your plant to sit in water. Too much water can make a plant mold causing it to die, or be very difficult to take care of. Sarracenia is a carnivorous plant. Therefore it likes soil with little to no nutrients. The plant gets…

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  • Arctic Tundra Research Paper

    Summer season is the only reason this biome is able to still sustain life. This biome has a lot of yearly precipitation which includes the melting of snow. The snow in this biome usually reaches heights of 6-10 inches. In this biome you will find layers of permanently frozen soil, which is known as permafrost. The snow in this biome usually reaches heights of 6-10 inches. Even though there are not many deep root systems in the vegetation of the arctic tundra, there are still many…

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  • Food Lizard Research Paper

    Among lizards there are carnivorous, herbivorous and omnivorous species. Herbivorous lizards recommended to feed a variety of vegetables and fruits. These animals are happy to eat the cabbage, carrots, lettuce, apples, etc. All the products are fed lizards must be previously well washed. It should be carefully monitored to ensure that fruits, vegetables and herbs are environmentally friendly, in any case should not be given to animals, plants treated with chemicals or grown near highways.…

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  • Biome Research Paper

    seasons in a Savanna are very funny. The temperature mainly is kind of warm all year. There are two different seasons in a Savanna. When its winter it’s a very long and dry season but when it’s the summer time it’s a log and wet season. During the dry season or the winter you can say about 4 inches of rain falls on an average. During the months of December through February it will be a drought, which means no rain will fall at all. The months of May through December is where the Savanna…

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  • Benefits Of Pond

    Not only that, but when too many nutrients are present, they often suffer severe algae blooms. In consequence, the bloom creates a mat on the surface of the water blocking all the sunlight. When no sunlight reaches the water, the plants beneath cannot create oxygen through photosynthesis. Overall, the consequences of having a pond with too many nutrients are algae blooms, die-offs of organisms and plants, and a murky water color. Every pond is a part of a bigger environment, every part of the…

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  • The Taiga Biome

    The fauna in the taiga region is identified diverse comprising of herbivorous and carnivorous mammals, migratory birds, insects and fish (Whitney, 2002). The majority of the animals have developed adaptations to the extreme weather conditions by breeding in the winter and raising the young in the summer (Bioexpedition, 2015). Additionally, the majority of the mammals and birds have developed additional insulation through fat, which remains instrumental in the provision of heat during the cold…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Extinction Of Animals

    major effect on all humans as well. Chivian and Bernstein explain how humans often act as if they can independently act against nature and win, and that they can live without anything that nature has to provide: this is false. Without the help of ecosystems and organisms, humans would not be able to function. Humans depend on the categories of medicine, purifying water and air, pollination, photosynthesis and many more everyday necessities that produced by these living species but are often…

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