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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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An Argument in Favor of the Legalization of Marijuana
Marijuana Legalization Marijuana should be legalized. Marijuana's composition is complex, and has a number of physiological effects. Also, a reason for marijuana legalization is the potential wealth of health benefits that have largely been ignored (www.howardcc.edu). In addition, there are many in...
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An Analysis of the Posibilities of Plant Systems Through Biotechnology
Plant Systems Through Biotechnology As we enter the 21st century, the world faces problems with feeding the increasing population. The need for agricultural food commodities increases along with concerns about being environmentally friendly. Agricultural lands will be forced to become more productive or mo...
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An Introduction and History of the Lake Ontario Water
Introduction
The is located Southeast of Toronto on
the shores of Lake Ontario (See map). Its purpose is to provide safe drinking
water to our taps by filtering the water. The water is gathered from Lake
Ontario. This plant has a production capacity of 455 million litres per day to
supply the residents of Toronto with drink...
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An Overview of the Two Types of Nuclear Plant Generators
There are many types of power generations, but one specific is a Nuclear Power Plant. The nuclear power plant generates water. There are many disadvantages, and many advantages to this power generation. Nuclear plants, like plants that burn coal, oil and natural gas, produce electricity by boiling water into steam. This s...
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A Study of Plant
First of all, ? A plant cannot be defined in a
statement without excluding some plants, or including some animals. A
plant is characterized by being able to produce its own food from water,
minerals, and carbon dioxide from a process known as photosynthesis.
Photosynthesis uses the energy from sunlight and changes it to a f...
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An Analysis of the Suitability of a Solar Energy Plant
Suitability analysis
In the context of project proposal site suitability analysis of a Solar Energy Plant it can be stated that the best possible site selection would be around Wilmington, Delaware. The state of Delaware is located in the Mid-Atlantic region and has several beaches along the Atlantic coast. The state of Mar...
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An Analysis of the Plant Class Angiosperms in Botanical Biology
Introduction
Angiosperms are a class of flowering plant producing seeds enclosed within a fruit. They are the most dominant form of plant and they use their flowers for reproduction purposes (Hickey, Michael and Clive king 1998).  Besides the unique reproductive parts of angiosperms, other features that set out this class o...
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An Overview of the History and Production of Frank J. Horgan Filtration Plant
******** I give the copyrights to Jens Schriver.********** Frank J. Horgan Filtration Plant Introduction The Frank J. horgan Filtration Plant is located Southeast of Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario (See map). Its purpose is to provide safe drinking water to our taps by filtering the water. The water is gathered fr...
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An Analysis of the Characteristics of the Plant Life in Biology
For thousands of years we have tried to select plants for improved yield, growth or food characteristics. In the past, this has been done by selective breeding, selecting the plants with desired characteristics and crossing it with another plant with other desired characteristics. As a result a new variety of the plant form...
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A Comprehensive Research and a Presentation of the Plant Life in Biology
A. Introduction to Plants Plants grow in almost every part of the world. Without plants there could be no life on the earth. People could not live without air or food. The food that we eat comes from plants or from animals that eat plants. Much of our clothing is made from the fibers of a cotton plant. Scientists believe t...
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A Discussion of the Mechanism Involved in Conducting Water Through the Tissues of a Plant
Trace the pathway in a flowering plant as the water moves from the soil through the tissues of the root, stem, and leaves to the atmosphere. Explain the mechanisms involved in conducting water through these tissues. A very basic overview of water through a flowering plant starts at the roots. The roots absorb water and dis...
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A Cannabis Manifesto
Cannabis Manifesto Why is it that the one plant that could save our planet from certain environmental destruction is illegal in our country? The Cannabis plant is grown legally for hemp in many countries around the world and yet the government of this country continues to view it as a dangerous plant. The prohibition of t...
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An Introduction to Tobacco a Plant Grown for Its Leaes That Are Smoked or Chewed
TOBACCO Tobacco is a plant grown for its leaves that are smoked, chewed, or sniffed for a variety of effects. It is considered an addictive substance because it contains the chemical nicotine. The tobacco plant is believed to have originated in the Western Hemisphere. The cultivated species most often grown for North...
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An Introduction to the Definition of Plants
WHAT PLANTS ARE Plant are any number of the plant kingdom,with about 260,000 known species of mosses, liver work, ferns, harbeceous and woody plants, bushes, vines, trees, and other forms that mantle the Earth and are also found in its waters. Plants increase in size from small. Though the first plants appeared on land...
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An Organizational Review of Plant Automation Group
Organizational Review of Plant Automation Group It is intended that this organizational review, will provide the Districts with a better understanding of the changing process computer hardware and software support needs. Also to review the department location for the Plant Automation Group (Group), and develop recommend...
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