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  • The Importance Of The Weeping Willow Tree

    beautiful tree. Our campus Weeping Willow Tree consisted of inflorescence flowers. Looking closely we were able to see that they were already drying up. Also an interesting fact about this tree is that the flowers bloomed first and now at this time it’s starting to leaf. The Weeping Cherry Tree that we analyzed had a birds nest in it that we assumed was there since last year. The appearance of this tree is very similar to the Weeping Willow Tree. However, a valuable fact that we learned is that the trunk on the top of this tree is purposely cut in order to grow weeping. Also it is the only tree on campus that has a bark with horizontal lenticels. Another tree that I found fascinating was the Kwanzan Cherry Tree. The scientific name is Prunus serrulata and is from the Rosaceae family. This tree was familiar because I’ve also seen it at the Queens Botanical…

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  • Personal Narrative: Burkley Home

    Sometimes I dream that I am again standing at the pathway of the Burkley house. The chimney billowed with smoke, and the magnolia bushes in full bloom; like they once did in that spring time air which curled around your every movement. I dream of again clomping my over-sized shoes against the ever twisting stone path, catching rain drops and petals in my unkempt hair. I will not lie; I do long for the Burkley house, for the essence of my youth still stays trapped in those lengthy hallways. I…

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  • Kingdom Of Japan Analysis

    A botanist falls in love with a Japanese spirit, but his love for her could cost him his life. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: THOMAS MARTIN (24), a botanist, travels to Japan with his friend EDMUND SAYERS aboard the vessel THE CLOVE manned by CAPTIAN JOHN SARIS (33). He’s on his way to Japan to partake in their trading business and find a plant to cure small pox. When crewmembers parish on the vessel, Thomas recites a prayer. From the ocean, there’s a swirling vortex, SUSANOO, a Japanese God of the Ocean,…

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  • Prunus Case Study

    fruits with economic importance and health benefits. Rosaceae is divided into 4 subfamilies with basic chromosome numbers of x = 7 (Rosoideae), 8 (Prunoideae) and 9 (Spiraeoideae), x = 17 (Maloideae). The taxonomy of the genus Prunus is controversial because of the polymorphism and wide ecological tolerance of the species, as well as the presence of numerous cultivars. Prunus is the largest genus within the subfamily Prunoideae, with 430 both wild and cultivated species (Selvaraj, 2014, Ali et…

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  • Prunus Spinosa Case Study

    B) Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) Active components of the plant are believed to be polyphenols, including flavonoids, A-type proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins, coumarins, and phenolic acids, forming unique and diversified profiles in particular organs, among which the flowers are the least (Owczarek et al., 2017). This work is the first comprehensive phytochemical and activity study of the flower extracts of P. spinosa. (Phenolic compounds of blackthorn (Prunus spinosa L.) and influence of in…

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  • Prunus Avium Lab Report

    Materials and Methods Inoculum source and preparation Cherry (Prunus avium (L.) L. cv. Bing) leaves showing symptoms of powdery mildew were used as a source of primary inoculum. Powdery mildew colonies were identified as P. Prunicola based on microscopic observation (Broun and Cook 2012). To produce fresh inoculum foliage of young cherry (Prunus avium (L.) L. cv. Black Tartarian) plants grown in the greenhouse were inoculated. To harvest inoculum, infested leaves were soaked in sterile…

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  • Hydroxynitrite Lab Report

    1. Introduction Hydroxynitrile lyases (HNL, EC 4.1.2.x) are enzymes which mediate the release of hydrogen cyanide (HCN) and aldehyde or ketone from cyanohydrins [1]. These HNL catalyse enantioselective synthesis and cleavage of cyanohydrins [2]. The cyanohydrins and their derivatives are finding wide applications in industries like pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and cosmetics since these can be readily converted into other important molecules like α-hydroxy carboxylic acids, α-hydroxy ketones…

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  • Cherry Blossom Essay

    Cherry Blossom is Japanese festival. In Japanese term, cherry blossom known as "Sakura". The flower of genus Prunus trees bloom in the spring season, which consider as Cherry Blossom. These are White and Pink flowers. The Cherry Blossom is assumed to be a native of the Himalayas. It looks marvelous when the Cherry trees bloom at its peak. You must visit it once. National cherry blossom festival Washington DC In 1912 Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo had gifted 3000 Cherry trees to City of Washington…

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  • Relative Density Of Species

    In the lowland, the most abundant tree was Ulmus americana and the least abundant trees were Platanus occidentalis and Acer rubrum. In the upland, the most abundant tree was Prunus serotina and the least abundant trees were Carya ovata, Ulmus americana, Quercus rubra, and Hamamelis virginiana. Being the most abundant, Ulmus americana had the highest RBA, RF, and II in the lowland, but in the upland, Prunus serotina had the highest II and RF, but Fraxinus americana had the highest RBA. The most…

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  • Bath Bomb Research Paper

    not recommended to make direct skin contact with a hidden colour bath bomb, while it is fizzing as temporary colour transfer may occur. If colour transfer to the skin does occur, it will remove itself after a few minutes of laying in the bath, no soap, no scrubbing, no problem! We only use water soluble, non-staining cosmetic grade colourants.  Due to the handmade nature of this item, please allow for slight variations in color, design, size and weight. Each one is unique! If you have any…

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