Plant Essay Topics

Plants Study Guide (High School)

KEY CONCEPT-Plant life began in the water and became adapted to land. Plants are multicellular eukaryotes, most of which produce their own food through photosynthesis and have adapted to life on land. Plants share many characteristics with green algae. Both are photosynthetic eukaryotes with the same types of chlorophyll. Both also use starch as a… View Article

Reaction Paper: Film About Life The Forest Has

The film that we watched showed what kind of life the forest has and how large diversity of life inhabits in it. The trees are not only the living things that exist in it but many kinds of animals and insects as well. Life in the forest is so rich and there are many biotic… View Article

Investigatory Project: Radish

Chapter I A. Background of the study Radish is an annual herb widely grown for its edible fleshy, hot tasting roots maybe red, white or purple. Every part of the root or the plant can be used in different ways. The leaves and the roots are eaten raw in salads. Likewise, it can be cooked… View Article

Preliminary Screening of Bioactive Natural Products

The plants which are used to cure diseases are called medicinal plants. This property of plants is due to the presence of certain chemicals namely Phytochemicals which include alkaloids, Glycosides, flavanoids, volatile oils, vitamins, resins, gums etc. These chemicals terminate the growth of micro organisms by obstructing one or many metabolic activities of microbes. World… View Article

Hesperocallis Undulata: The Desert Lily

Hesperocallis undulate or more commonly known as the desert lily is a plant that is found in the Sonoran desert. A few words or images come to mind when one thinks of the desert, words like heat, dirt, cactus, and sand these are just a few that come to mind. This is not all the… View Article

The miracle of growing up with trees

Trees can be great stress buster and can give a person inner fulfillment and unbridled joy. The depth of feeling one encounter when associated with trees cannot be fathomed by those who never have experienced it. I have the rare privilege of spending some most precious moments of my childhood years amidst the greenery of… View Article

Plant Cloning

The normal sexual reproduction of organisms, including plants, involves the passing on of half the number of chromosomes of one parent and the corresponding half by the other parent so that the offspring still ends up with the same number of chromosomes as with its parents. However, during the process of meiosis, i.e. cell division… View Article

Transpiration Lab Write Up

Transpiration is the evaporation of water from plants. It’s not simply a hazard of plant life but it’s the engine that pulls water from the roots to cool the leaf and supply photosynthesis. The concentration of water vapor in the atmosphere is lower than that in the leaf. Because of this difference, water vapor diffuses… View Article

Fast Plants Materials and Methods

When first preparing our fast plants we had to set up four different systems that would dictate our variable of fluorescent light. Each system would provide light to our fast plants for different amounts of time per day. Our systems were set up for 0 hours of light, 6 hours of light, 12 hours of… View Article

Mammal and Sloths

The sloth is the world’s slowest mammal, so sedentary that algae grows on its furry coat. The plant gives it a greenish tint that is useful camouflage in the trees of its Central and South American rain forest home. Sloths are identified by the number of long, prominent claws that they have on each front… View Article

Plant Tissue Culture

Plant tissue culture is a collection of techniques used to maintain or grow plant cells, tissues or organs under sterile conditions on a nutrient culture medium of known composition. Plant tissue culture is widely used to produce clones of a plant in a method known as micropropagation. Different techniques in plant tissue culture may offer… View Article

Jackfruit as Oil

Statement of the Problem Oil price hike is one of the major problems in the country. To help in the production of oil we must utilize whatever things we have abundantly and use it to lessen if not totally eradicate the problem. This project will try to increase the sources of oil to lower its… View Article

Tree Planting: Effects to the Community

“Time-honored, beautiful, solemn and wise. Noble, sacred and ancient Trees reach the highest heavens and penetrate the deepest secrets of the earth. Trees are the largest living beings on this planet. Trees are in communion with the spiritual and the material. Trees guard the forests and the sanctified places that must not be spoiled. Trees… View Article

Akapulko Case

Plant Description: Akapulko is a coarse, erect, branched shrub, 1.5 to 3 meters high. Leaves are pinnate and 40 to 60 centimeters long, with orange rachis on stout branches. Each leaf has 16 to 28 leaflets, 5 to 15 centimeters in length, broad and rounded at the apex, with a small point at the tip…. View Article

Relationships Between Humans & Plants& Animals

Humans, animals and plants have a great relationship with each other, they need each other, and they make each other’s lives better. Without plants and animals, human won’t be able to survive or can not live till now because humans need plants and animals to feed themselves. On the other hand, plants aren’t able to… View Article

Seagrass and Seaweed Resources

The PCRA covered the assessment of seagrass beds in Sitio Look, Barangay Talavera, Taganaan, Surigao del Norte on October 25, 2012. Barangay Talavera is one of the 17 barangays of Taganaan, covered for the seagrass survey; however, due to typhoon Ofel, out of the two sampling sites identified, only one site was assessed. The survey… View Article

Effectiveness of Eucalyptus

Philippines is experiencing an erratic change in weather which is causing a lot of problems, including the increase of population growth of mosquitoes which could cause various kinds of diseases like Encephalitis, West Nile Fever, Dengue Fever and Malaria. People should be aware of the things that might happen because of the said diseases. The… View Article

Direct Seeding Literature Review

Introduction: The world’s total forest area is just over 4 billion hectares, which corresponds to an average of 0.6 ha per capita (Figure 1). The five most forest-rich countries (the Russian Federation, Brazil, Canada, the United States of America and China) account for more than half of the total forest area. Deforestation – mainly the… View Article

Pandan as Cockroach Repellent

Any home can have cockroaches. They are scavengers and a health hazard. While walking on spoiled food in garbage containers, they pick up various bacterial organisms on their legs that they can later deposit on uncovered food. Cockroaches themselves are not implicated in the transmission of any diseases. However, many disease-causing organisms can grow and… View Article

Research Paper on Extraction of Pectin

Sampalok, being of prehistoric introduction, is planted throughout the settled areas of the Philippines and is cultivated for its many uses. The plant is a large tree from 12 to 25 meters in height. The pods are oblong, thickened, and 6 to 15 centimetres by 2 to 3 centimeters, slightly compressed, and provided with a… View Article

Biology Botany Study Guide

9.1.3 Distribution of tissues in leaves and functions In the leaf you have xylem and phloem tissues. Xylem tissues act like transport tubes, transporting water and minerals. Phloem tissues are used to transport sugars and water (sap). When each of these tissues are connected with each other throughout the plant, they form a circulatory system…. View Article

Agar Plate and Cobra Vine Plant

I. Product Background A. Introduction In this highly luxurious extravagant world, food and other beverages has always been one of the things which maintain the mainstream of life. Aside from being one of the basics for survival, gatherings are also made perfect by food preparation and stress is now often associated with food. This activities… View Article

Malunggay Oleifera as Cleaning Agent

Cleaning agent refers to all compositions intended to be used in connection with and for increasing the effectiveness of cleaning activities. Cleaning agent includes but is not limited to hard surface cleaning compositions (kitchen, bathroom, floor, general household & glass cleaning compositions), detergents, dishwashing and food cleaning compositions, disinfectants and the like. The term cleaning… View Article

Fiber Crops Production

The Philippines is one of the world’s largest producers of fiber crops. It is blessed with optimal weather conditions, good types of soil, even distribution of rain throughout the year, and other related factors, which make growing fiber crops favorable. Abaca, cotton, maguey, pineapple, and ramie are just some fiber crops grown in the country…. View Article

Gardening and Green Thumb

When early spring comes you will most likely see a lot of people gardening in their garden preparing it for late spring all the way through till autumn. Gardening is for all ages, young and old. I enjoy it as well. Green fingered is the term given to someone who has a ”special ability to… View Article

Caulerpa lentillifera

Statement of the Problem 1. Can Lato (Caulerpa lentillifera) be used as fertilizer to plants? 2. Compared to usual fertilizers, will sugar help yield lato fertilizers a better result to growing of plants? 3. Can Lato seaweed and sugar complement with each other in making a crop-yielding fertilizer? Null Hypothesis 1. Lato can be used… View Article

Marigold

Marigold (Tagetes erecta) plants bear yellow or orange flowers. They have a pungent odor. This is due to terthienyl production. This compound repels mosquitoes and other insects. Farmers usually grow marigold as interval plants in their vegetable garden. Marigold plant is an excellent natural mosquito repellent. Hindus use marigold extensively to worship their deities at… View Article

Plant and Animal Structure

Duckweeds belong to a family of hydrophytic (aquatic) plants called Lemnaceae and are considered the smallest flowering plants. These plants lack the recognizable stems and leaves and they are instead characterized by several small flattened floating structures, which are believed to be modified leaves, often called as thalloids, with simple or no roots. Duckweed roots… View Article

Crop Protection and Pest Control

“Plant protection” may be defined as all measures taken to protect cultivated plants against diseases, pests as well as competing weed and grasses. We – the staff of Kwizda Agro – always endeavour to support farmers with innovative andenvironment-friendly products to enable them to protect their cultivated plants against pests,diseases and weed and to produce… View Article

Color and Encyclopedia Britannica

1. Hibiscus – common name and genus of about 200 to 300 species of herbs, shrubs, and trees within the mallow family (Malvaceae). Many are cultivated for their attractive flowers. The genus is widely distributed in tropical and temperate regions. The leaves are palmately veined, lobed, or parted. The flowers are usually bell-shaped and with… View Article