Plant Research

Japan and their approach to protect environment

The rapid development in the economy has resulted in urbanization worldwide. There is an urgent need for effective waste management. Japan is one such country which has been promoting the disposal of waste since 1960. And they have also successfully reduced household and industrial waste crediting their pro-environmental measures since 2000. Japan has now taken […]

Vegetation

Importance Of Sun In vegetation

Just as sun angle makes the difference overall between temperatures at different latitudes of the earth, it makes a significant difference on a local scale too. If a slope is angled towards the sun when the sun is low in the sky, it gets more of a full beam and so the surface temperature of […]

Vegetation

How Do Plants Produce Photosynthesis?

The process of photosynthesis in plants involves a series of steps and reactions that use solar energy, water, and carbon dioxide to produce organic compounds and oxygen. There are two main sets of reactions: energy-transduction reactions (commonly called light reactions) and carbon-fixation reactions (commonly called dark reactions). In the energy-transduction reactions, solar energy is converted […]

Vegetation

How The Flora And Fauna Of Arctic Changed ?

The Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010 Report, produced by some of the world’s leading experts of Arctic ecosystems and biodiversity, is the Arctic Council’s contribution to the United Nations International Year of Biodiversity in 2010 and will be a preliminary product under the Arctic Council project ‘Arctic Biodiversity Assessment’ (ABA). In 2008, the United Nations Environment […]

Vegetation

Reason Why World’s Flora Is Disappearing ?

As the unusually harsh winter snows and storms retreated from central European steppes earlier this year, a terrible slaughter was uncovered. Nearly 12,000 beautiful saiga antelopes were found dead, possibly from a bacterium, pasteurellosis, which can attack an animal’s immune system, at a time when the entire species is literally fighting for its very existence. Uncontrolled poaching […]