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  • Reflective Essay: Leaf Day

    Leaf Day There are those teachers who just “get” you. There are more who don’t, but it’s the ones who do that can make all the difference (or so I used to think). My child-hating first-grade teacher Ms. Gordon didn’t “get” me. So when I forget all about Leaf Day it’s dreadful. And trying to finish the assignment by skipping class only increases my negligence. However, When Ms. Gordon shows a little leniency and decides not to fail me it has a lasting impact on me and significantly changes my view of teachers, even the seemingly incompetent ones. Our teacher Ms. Gordon divides the class into three sections based on skills; rivers, ponds, and lakes. Even though I’m only a lake I can quickly deduce which is the slow one. Now, even among the…

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  • Symbolism Of The Four Leaf Clover In Brave New World

    Four Leaf Clover: Throughout the Novel, Joe finds Several Four leaf clovers. Joyce tells him that it is pure luck, however, Joe responds that one only has to "keep your eyes open" (69). He makes the point that when you stop looking for them, you will stop finding them. The four leaf clover symbolizes Joe 's Luck and willpower. Joe grew up with a very unlucky life but he refused to let that bring him down. He doesn 't use that as an excuse to work hard for what he wants. The four leaf clover…

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  • Pepperwood Preserve Study

    zoospore or water, with an average of 10 drops being placed per leaf. Leaves labeled for zoospore inoculation were treated with 10 drops of zoospores (10ul) and those labeled for control were treated with 10 drops of sterile soil water (10uL) using proper pipette technique. Tubs were then sealed, stored and covered in the dark for 7 days at approximately 25°C. Data measurements were conducted by hand, and included the frequency of necrosis as a measure of number of potential infections and the…

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  • Water Tension In Xylem Channels

    The main objective of this study was to determine whether the rate of cavitation in xylem channels correlates with tree height by measuring the water tension from leaves at the top against leaves from the bottom of Acer Platanoides (Norway Maple) trees. We hypothesized that water tension would be higher at the top of trees than at the bottom. The secondary focus was to determine if varying water tension would affect the structural composition of leaves. In order to identify a relationship, we…

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  • Black Mangrove Research Paper

    Safety Hazard Risk Precautions Taken Broken glass Getting stabbed Be cautious of surroundings Open Shoes Rocks crushing feet Wear closed-in shoes Heat stroke/ Sunburn Fainting, Dehydration Drink a lot of water, use sunscreen Slippery surface Falling down and harming self. Part A – Results Scientific Name and Common name of mangrove species identified Descriptions of features used to identify species Recording of position of species along transect (metres) Lumnitzera racemose Black Mangrove…

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  • Ap Biology Lab

    density of young and old leaves has not significantly different densities. The age of the leaf does not аffect and do not correlate with stomatal density. Because, when the leaf is a baby leaf it makes all the stomata and as leaf growth it just pulls apart from each other. Stomata has an essential rоle in all plаnts. Stomata helps to maintain balance between water and gas exchanges. The word stomatа come from Greek and meаns opening. The structurе оf the stоmata cоnsists оf the guard cеlls аnd…

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  • Cellular Respiration In Plant Life

    minerals and water from the roots to the leaves (Myburg & Sederoff, 2001). Phloem is also a tubular structure but it is responsible for the translocation of sugars from the leaves to the roots and other parts. The Xylem and Phloem run through the stems of the plants in vascular bundles called veins (BBC, 2014). Off the stems leaves grow, together they are called the shoot. The primary job of leaves is to create energy for the plant. They are thin and broad, thereby maximising the surface area…

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  • Efficacy Of P. Putida And P. Fluorescens Isolates

    design with five biological replicates of each treatment in the green house. An equal amount of water was applied to the pots to maintain optimal soil moisture depending on plant and soil conditions. Drought stress was applied by stopping irrigation after 21 days of germination. Before harvesting the third or fourth leaf of a plant, the plants were used for all in situ measurements as growth parameters. The plants were sampled on 0, 3rd and 6th day after stress application. 1.4. Assessment of…

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  • Why Do Leaves Change Colour?

    Experience 3: Leaf science: how to find the hidden colours Rationale: To understand how leaves change colour and why they are green. This is aimed at moving Billy from pre-theoretical knowledge to sound scientific understanding of chlorophyll while understanding the world around him, in a visual way. Materials: Clear jars Coffee filter paper Pencils Rubbing alcohol A range of leaves, including autumn colours 10 sandwich bags Labels Gardening gloves Rolling pin Curriculum Link: NSW Science…

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  • Flowering Dogwood

    fully expand out, the width of the tree can be equal to or greater than its actual height. The trunk has a diameter of 1 to 1.5 feet, depending on its location and climate. The leaves are arranged with a opposite/subopposite pattern. This is due to the fact that most leaves are opposite, which means there is an equal amount of leaves equally distanced from each other on each side of the stem. However, occasionally, some are subopposite, where there is a slight unbalance of distance between the…

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