Found 21 Articles for Plants & Tree

Difference between Apical Meristem and Lateral Meristem

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 19-Jul-2023 12:29:10


Meristems are undifferentiated, embryonic tissues found in the tips of stems and roots of plants. They are responsible for the continuous growth and development of plants. Two primary types of meristem are apical meristem and lateral meristem. In this essay, we will explore the differences between apical and lateral meristem. What is Apical Meristem? The apical meristem is the growing tip of the stem or root. It is responsible for the primary growth of plants, including the growth in height, length, and branching of stems and roots. Apical meristem is found at the apex of the stem or root and ... Read More

Difference Between Cannabidiol and Hemp Oil

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 12-May-2023 11:34:45


Cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp oil are two products derived from the cannabis plant that have gained widespread popularity in recent years due to their potential health benefits. However, many people confuse the two and use the terms interchangeably. In this essay, we will discuss the difference between CBD and hemp oil, their extraction methods, chemical composition, and uses. What is Cannabidiol? Cannabidiol oil is extracted from the leaves, stalks and buds of hemp plants. It is quite popular in the medical industry as it is helpful in treatment of inflammatory disorders, anxiety, epilepsy, neurogenerative diseases and seizures without the intoxicating ... Read More

8 Tips for Getting Rid of Poison Ivy on Your Property

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 09-Mar-2023 14:32:40


Our gardens and yards may have some plants like Poison ivy that can cause an allergic reaction or skin irritation. Getting rid of poison ivy plants can be tricky as well as dangerous. Poison ivy is not poisonous but even minor contact with its leaves can cause an itchy and aching rash on the skin. The leaves, roots and stems of Poison ivy have urushiol which is sticky oil. When our skin comes in contact with the leaves or stems, urushiol is left behind on the skin which can cause a skin rash. Our gardens and yards may have some ... Read More

Difference between CBD and Indica

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 13-Dec-2022 16:03:02


CBD, also known as cannabidiol, and Indica are both forms of cannabis, and both have properties that confer therapeutic effects on the body. CBD, on the other hand, is more of a component that can be found in cannabis plants of both the marijuana and hemp varieties, including Indica. Indica is more of a cannabis plant. Indica strains often include a variety of chemicals, including CBD and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), that are responsible for the plant's renowned medicinal properties. This essay focuses on the key differences between CBD plants and Indica strains. Due to the fact that CBD is a component ... Read More

Difference between Herbs and Shrubs

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 13:21:16


There are various types of plants around the world with different locations of growth (land/water), size, and appearance. Some grow on ground (terrestrial plants) and some plants thrive in water (aquatic plants). Depending on the size and location of the plant growth, the plants are classified as Herbs, Shrubs, and Trees. Out of these three types, Herbs and Shrubs are smaller than trees. Read through this article to understand the difference between Herb and Shrubs. What are Herbs? Herbs are small terrestrial plants which bear leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds. Herbs are desired all over the world for their aromatic ... Read More

Difference between Algae and Fungi

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 12:23:44


Algae and Fungi belong to the class Thallophyte (lower-order plants) of the Kingdom Plantae. Both are plant-like organisms, but they don't have conventional features of a plant such as leaves, stem, or root. Some Algae and Fungi are toxic and some are not. They both are useful for humans. Algae make 70% of the oxygen on Earth. Many aquatic animals depend on algae for their survival. Fungi contribute to reducing environmental pollution and increasing soil quality. Thus, both organisms play a vital role to preserve the balance in an ecosystem. Go through this article to understand the differences between Algae ... Read More

Nanosensors – Our Plants and Animals Knows it Long Before

karthikeya Boyini
Updated on 23-Jan-2020 07:35:49


Do you know that the invention of Nanotechnology for which we are patting our back actually exists in our world from the beginning? Yes, some of our plants and animals have that special capability of Nanosensors inbuilt in their body to carry out some special functions? The awesome technology which we discovered recently is not new for them. They have been using the Nanosensors since their creation in this world. They have that special ability to detect the minute particle for which we are taking help of Nanosensors.You may be aware that, Nanosensors are one of the great inventions of ... Read More

What is a fertilizer? Is the use of chemical fertilizer beneficial or harmful?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25


A fertilizer is basically a chemical or natural substance that is added to the soil or land in order to increase its fertility and get more yield of the crops and also fastens the pace of growth of the crops.Natural fertilizers are those which we can obtain naturally such as cow dung, where chemical fertilizers are are those fertilizers that have to be made using chemical substances and then used on the plant.Let us discuss the effects of using chemical fertilizers over natural fertilizers and whether it is beneficial or not.Chemical FertilizersChemical fertilizers are high in nutrients content such as ... Read More

What are the medicinal benefits of marigold flower?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


It has been shown in the experimental cases of both animal and the human hypothesis that Marigold consists of dozens of active chemicals, which make it a natural cytotoxic herb. There are many medicinal benefits of the Marigold flower.Lowers Inflammation and Free Radical DamageExtracts that have been taken from the flower show a property to lower the C-reactive protein and cytokine levels in the body and guard the cells against being damaged by free radicals. This is one of the most basic causes of cell deterioration and aging. The Marigold flower not only controls the oxidative damage that is provoked ... Read More

Why cannabis used as a medicine?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


In many parts of the world, cannabis which is also known as marijuana is considered illegal as it comes under the use of abusive substances. Though marijuana was always used throughout the olden days in order to treat and heal people, in today’s world very few places in the whole world have legalized the use of this plant. This has many medicinal properties that will be discussed here.Prevents cancers cells from spreadingCannabis can be used as the main component in order to keep the cancer cells in control and not let them spread.Though there isn’t any cure for cancer, cannabis ... Read More