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Carnivorous Sundew Plant Has Fast Snap Tentacles
2012-09-27 14:40:07

Many predators in the animal kingdom depend on a quick-strike ability to capture their prey, but a few species in the plant kingdom also have this impressive capability.

2008-03-05 05:15:00

Trees and fungi have constructed a close relationship with the passing of the ages. Fungi like to grow between the roots of trees and the arrangement is beneficial to both partners.

2007-01-03 12:00:30

Q. Regarding a dogwood tree in a recent column, the writer said they were watering a stressed tree. But if they were using sprinklers and a hose, they were creating a moist environment. This would be ideal for a fungus and bacteria to enter the tree. The problem might even be anthracnose.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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