plant structure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n plant structure any part of a plant or fungus
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In literature:

Nevertheless, mere coarseness of structure, indiscriminate hardihood, is at least a point of some unworthiness in a plant.
"Proserpina, Volume 1" by John Ruskin
The plant, though grown in soil which had borne other crops, was wholly new in structure and vital principle.
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
A Manual of Botany: being an Introduction to the Study of the Structure, Physiology, and Classification of Plants.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
Over the structure were beautiful vines and climbing plants, and inside was a gorgeous collection of blossoms of every sort.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
Since, then, there is so much complex structure in a single leaf, what must it be in a whole plant?
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
This is one of the neatest plants of this structure in our woods.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
The whole structure, which was of marble, was planted on a spacious platform with steps.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
Any term used in describing a plant or explaining its structure can be looked up when it is wanted, and that should suffice.
"Garden and Forest Weekly, Volume 1 No. 1, February 29, 1888" by Various
Practically all plant structures contain pigments.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
For demonstration purposes, transverse sections of plant-structures may first be taken.
"The Essentials of Illustration" by T. G. (Thomas George) Hill

In news:

Katherine Esau , an international leader in studying plant structure who laid the foundation for much current research into plant function, died on June 4 at her home in Santa Barbara, Calif She was 99.
The owner of a massive former furniture plant that was leveled by fire in early December has filed suit against the borough and its volunteer fire department over what he calls inadequate attempts to save the 210,000-square-foot structure.
Japanese nuclear regulators inspected ground structures at the country's only operating nuclear power plant on Friday to examine if an existing fault line is active.
Gas-Fired Heat-Treatment Plant for Aluminum Structural Parts.
Researchers say the nose's structure allows moose to close their nostrils while foraging for aquatic plants.
NORTH ANDOVER – The Thomson Brothers Industries recycling plant at 210 Holt Road escaped major structural damage after a fire broke out there shortly after midnight yesterday.
Applying the theory of constraints in a structural steel plant : How keeping busy can be a BAD idea.
Crews responded to a structure fire call Wednesday morning at the plant in Springdale.
Planting soybeans bred to contain a genetic structure called Rhg1 is the preferred defense against the cyst nematode, currently in use on millions of soybean acres worldwide.
A Canadian company has announced plans to build a structural steel manufacturing plant in north-central Montana to make oil production modules for companies working in the oil sands of Alberta.
Debris at the decommissioned Acme Power Plant was ignited today by crews using propane cutting torches to salvage metal from the East Toledo structure, firefighters said.
Increased uptake of phosphorus improves plant health, root structure and growth.
Operating at relatively slow speeds compared to commercial production lines, this pilot plant can make novel structures for tomorrow's products today.
A five-story structure fire at the Department of Water Resources Ronald B Robie power plant in Oroville broke out early Thursday morning.
) This will improve the overall soil structure, reduce compaction and add nutrients to help your new plants develop healthy roots.

In science:

Using the cavity method we describe the phase diagram and the structure of solutions in this planted ensemble.
Hiding Quiet Solutions in Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems
One of the challenges in epidemiology is to account for the complex morphological structure of hosts such as plant roots, crop fields, farms, cells, animal habitats and social networks, when the transmission of infection occurs between contiguous hosts.
Complexity and anisotropy in host morphology make populations safer against epidemic outbreaks
Here the contact structures between nearest-neighbours are determined by overlap of shoots (for aerial pathogens) or roots (for soil-borne pathogens) (Gilligan, 2008) in which the 3-D structure of the plant can be collapsed onto a 2-D framework when considering transmission of infection between nearest-neighbours.
Complexity and anisotropy in host morphology make populations safer against epidemic outbreaks
Planted distributions arise in several contexts in the study of random structures and algorithms.
The Forgetfulness of Balls and Bins
They are used as a means of studying complicated conditional distributions: instead of studying a random structure conditioned on the presence of a substructure, we can instead plant a copy of the substructure and add random elements around it.
The Forgetfulness of Balls and Bins