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Plant Essay Examples

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A Study of the Agave Plant
Although thought to be mostly a coarse drink made from the Mexican
or Blue Agave plant, tequila and other products of the agave plant have a
major economic impact on Mexico and are used in many applications
throughout the world. The agave plant has been used in Mexico for thousands
of years but the distillation process used...
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The Characteristics and the Benefits of the Aloe Plant
Aloe Aloe (Agave) is a genus of plant that has more than 150 species. Agave is native to South Africa but has been brought to America and is best-known here as American aloe (Agave americana), or century plant. An aloe plant has a short stem, fleshy, lanceolate leaves that form in rosettes at the end of each stem, an...
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An Argument Against the Nuclear Power Use in the World
"Nuclear Power stations are like stars that shine all day long,' declared one senior Soviet scientist, M. A. Styrikovich. 'We shall sow them all over the land. They are perfectly safe!" This statement was made in the late 1970s - a time when the Soviet Union carried out a widespread reactor building programme....
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An Analysis of the Plant Growth Speed Throughout the Day
Abstract: An experiment was designed to determine how the quality of light affects growth of bean plants. Plants were germinated and planted in soil. The plants were exposed to different light qualities 24 hours a day, for 5 days. The lights used were 60watt light bulbs; one was left bare, one was covered with a blue trans...
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Plant Grow Regulator: Methods and Materials
Introduction: Organic chemicals which are produced by the plant in small amounts act as a plant growth regulator (PGRs). This plant growth regulators do exactly what the name says the regulate the growth of a plant. They also regulate how the plant grows. Plant growth regulators are one chemicals that develop in one area...
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A Comparison Between C3 Plants and C4 Plants
C3 and C4 plants have two things in common, they both are found in hot and very dry areas and they both use photorespiration. However, the difference is the way they react toward water loss which will affect photosynthesis. If a C3 plant starts to transpire rapidly because it is photosynthesizing and the stomata are open, t...
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The Evolution of Plants Made Life Sustainable in Earth
Plant Evolution A long 3000 million years ago the earth was not suitable for life as the atmosphere contained little to no oxygen and without this, deadly ultra violet rays from the sun bombarded the unprotected surface. This lead to life beginning in the ocean where it was safe from the sun's rays. It was here that life...
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Woman's Role in 20th Century Described in a Woman Is Not a Potted Plant by Alice Walker
Calloway, Ayasha Eng 102 - 010 Feb - 19 - 04 Explication of Alice Walkers "a woman is not a potted plant" Walker writes this poem using a potted plant as metaphor describing a woman's role in the 20th century. The speaker in Walker's poem describes the great depression of women during this point in time, by un...
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Life Experience of a Farming Plant
I remember a place was crowded when the dance-floor was full. I remember hunger was when it was dinner-time and I hadn't eaten since lunch. I remember when pollution was a brown cloud coming out of a car, dispersing and disappearing soon after. I remember when a house was where a family lived, and appartment buildings had r...
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Outside Plant
Outside Plant Outside plant is the network of cables, poles, conduit, feeder cable, distribution cable, terminals, aerial and drop wire, and fiber optics that interconnects CO's and connects from the local CO to the home or customer. The local loop or last mile is the link between the CO and the customer. The local loop...
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2 pages