Flower Anatomy and Physiology

flower, the characteristic reproductive structure of angiosperms. As popularly used, the term “flower” especially applies when part or all of the reproductive structure is distinctive in colour and form. The flower is actually …

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Plant Hormones and their functions

Plant Hormones and their functions INTRODUCTION Plant hormones or plant growth regulators are the organic compounds, other than nutrients which affect the morphological structure and/or physiological processes of plants in …

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Types of pollination

Types of pollination

Types of pollination Pollination is the process of transferring pollen grains from the stamens to the ovaries. The pollination process is an interchange between the flower and the agent. The …

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Role of Auxins

(Greek Word: auxein – to grow) Auxin is defined as an important plant growth regulator or plant hormone which is responsible for terminal elongation of shoot. Discovery: Darwin in 1880 …

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Role of Cytokinins in Plants

Role of Cytokinins in Plants Cytokinin is an important plant growth regulator which causes cell divisions Discovery: G. Haberladt (1913) discovered an unknown compound from the vascular tissues which causes …

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Gas Exchange In Flowering Plants

Gas Exchange In Flowering Plants The living cells of the flowering plant which are actively doing work require oxygen for aerobic respiration and they give off carbon dioxide. During daylight …

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