Botany



Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR Why Humans Use Lumens and Plants Use PAR


Humans need light to perceive color and brightness while plants need light to support photosynthesis. Using the correct metrics and...

The Future of Maximizing Yields: Combining Research and Big Data to Optimize Fertilization The Future of Maximizing Yields: Combining Research and Big Data to Optimize Fertilization The Future of Maximizing Yields: Combining Research and Big Data to Optimize Fertilization The Future of Maximizing Yields: Combining Research and Big Data to Optimize Fertilization


With a rapidly growing population, humanity is facing the challenge of how to feed itself in a sustainable way

Six Ways Plants Move Six Ways Plants Move Six Ways Plants Move Six Ways Plants Move


Plants move and react to things in their environment in all kinds of ways and for all kinds of reasons. Philip McIntosh takes us on a tour...

Infused With Life: How Microbes Work in Your Plant Growing System Infused With Life: How Microbes Work in Your Plant Growing System Infused With Life: How Microbes Work in Your Plant Growing System Infused With Life: How Microbes Work in Your Plant Growing System


Gone are the days when hydroponics was a solely synthetic system—growing successfully in an organic system is impossible without the use of...

Growing 101: Plant Biology Basics Growing 101: Plant Biology Basics Growing 101: Plant Biology Basics Growing 101: Plant Biology Basics


From the roots, leaves and stems to the flowers, a special knowledge of how plants work will help you achieve maximum yields from healthy...

Understanding Plant Biology Understanding Plant Biology Understanding Plant Biology Understanding Plant Biology


Having a better understanding of plant biology will help you improve the vigor of your crops

Controlling Plant Height, Naturally Controlling Plant Height, Naturally Controlling Plant Height, Naturally Controlling Plant Height, Naturally


There are several ways to influence the height of your plants without resorting to chemicals. For instance, good air movement around the...

10 Facts on Acids 10 Facts on Acids 10 Facts on Acids 10 Facts on Acids


Acid rain. Acid fast. Acid test. Okay, so what exactly is an

The Vascular System of Flowering Plants The Vascular System of Flowering Plants The Vascular System of Flowering Plants The Vascular System of Flowering Plants


Being acquainted with the basics of a flowering plant’s vascular system can help gardeners understand how a plant takes up nutrients and...

Adapting to Survive: Carnivorous and Parasitic Plants Adapting to Survive: Carnivorous and Parasitic Plants Adapting to Survive: Carnivorous and Parasitic Plants Adapting to Survive: Carnivorous and Parasitic Plants


Carnivorous and parasitic plants are two great examples of how when faced with extinction, plants are not as passive as they may seem....

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