Category: plant

The lost world

September 19, 2022

Deadly version of isolation The Amazon world itself has not yet given any hold to man. Is there any place more isolated than that inside? Mount Roraima is a large mountain with a flat top. It is found in North America along the borders of Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana. The steep slopes range from 400…

Alfalfa: Travelers may be fed on Mars

August 21, 2022

It is certain that in the future, when humans form colonies on Mars and start life there, the colonists and travelers will have to farm for the food they need. Scientists in the US, who have thought about how to meet that food demand, have now almost reached a decision about the plant that will…

Is it possible to cultivate in lunar soil ?

May 16, 2022

Scientists (UFlorida & UFIFA Solutions) used the regolith sample collected during the Apollo 11,12 & 17 mission to experimentally grow Thale Cress (Arabidopsis taliana) in the soil (Regolith) first brought from the lunar surface. In response to the fact that plants grow in regolith, we will now see if it will help us to cultivate…

Kipuka: A different kind of volcanic island

March 24, 2022

When a volcano erupts and subsequent lava flows engulf the mountain slope and surrounding lands, parts of the earth, due to their elevation, escape destruction. The land, which remains intact, is later turned into an island for plants, animals, and birds alike. They are called kipuka, a word derived from the Hawaiian language, meaning “hole”…

Is there any relationship between the size of the flame and the heat?

March 19, 2022

LPG is composed of propane (C3H8) and butane (C4H10), close to gasoline, and has twice the flammability of natural gas, so we can not see the flame completely by burning completely and well in the normal atmosphere, but the heat is biogas, methane (CH4), the same compound in natural gas, and carbon dioxide (CO2), and…

Few people are not intoxicated by the smell of fresh soil when it rains. What exactly is that smell?

March 16, 2022

The smell is called petrichor. Streptomycete is the odor of a compound called geosmin, which forms the stems of bacteria.

Socotra – Galapagos in the Indian Ocean

March 14, 2022

Socotra is an island nation in the northwestern Indian Ocean off the coast of Aden, between Yemen and Somalia. The island community is part of Yemen. It is located 340 km from Yemen. Covering an area of ​​4,600 sq km, the island community is known as the Galapagos in the Indian Ocean. Socotra is estimated…

Amazonian Tree with human sized leaves is finally classified as a new species:

February 16, 2022

Scientists have known about this extremely rare tree for decades, but did not have any genetic material to describe it. In 2005 a couple of botanists collected seeds from a tree in Jamari National Forest, a ancient tropical forest in the Amazon. They took the seeds and planted them and waited for one to flower….

The apple tree that helped Isaac Newton find gravity

January 12, 2022

His childhood can still be seen outside his home. Isaac Newton was born 378 years ago. So how old is this apple tree? A healthy, well-maintained apple tree can live an average of 50 to 80 years. However, very small apple trees have been reported to have lived for more than a century. Authorities made…

The waterfall at the bottom of the rocket

December 28, 2021

The rocket launch will be on television but there will be very few who have not seen it. That leap of fire and smoke from the countdown was a beautiful sight. This refers to the Sound Suppression Water System (SSWS) found in the mobile rocket launch pads of NASA and SpaceX. waves) and heat. These…