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    Poinsettia. Scientific classification ... The flowers of the poinsettia are unassuming and do not attract pollinators. They are ... Reports of E. pulcherrima growing in the wild in Nicaragua and Costa Rica have yet to be confirmed by botanists.
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    For the scientific journal of the same name, see Plant Physiology (journal). ... Plant physiology is a subdiscipline of botany concerned with the functioning, or physiology, ... Secondly, plant physiology includes the study of biological and chemical .... to control and even induce flowering out of season, such as the Poinsettia.
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    ... Science > Biology > Botany or Plant Biology > Why do poinsettia leaves fall off the ... One of the most likely reason is that the plant is receiving too much water.
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    12 Feb 2012 ... I was a biology major in college. During that time I was a ... The point is, I'm not a botanist, but I do imagine myself to be a bit of a naturalist and appreciator of ecological science. And what I'm…. Well… ... The winter holiday season brings potted poinsettia plants into many homes. The bright red or pink ...
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    Study Campbell Biology: Chapter 39 Test Preparation flashcards taken from the book ... E) is now thought by most plant scientists not to involve the shoot tip. ..... 71) A botanist discovers a plant that lacks the ability to form starch grains in root .... In order to make poinsettias bloom in December, florists change the length of the ...
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    27 Dec 2013 ... Here's your plant science word of the day: bract. ... The biology behind this timing involves short day photoperiodism. ... starts to ridicule your plant care-taking skills , you can impress them with your new botanical knowledge.
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    Juan Balme, a botanist of the same period, mentioned the poinsettia plant in his ..... a history of Pythium root rot, fungicides or biological control agents should be ...
    Published by: The American Society of Plant Taxonomists ... Euphorbia section Poinsettia contains approximately 25 species native to the ... Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 48: 329–341. ... Journal of Plant Biology 50: 644–649. ... BioOne is the product of innovative collaboration between scientific societies, ...
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    Horticulturists use their knowledge of plant biology, genetics and resource ... Among the opportunities for plant sciences students are internships with botanical ... The sales include a poinsettia sale in December, a rose sale on Valentine's Day ...