Rangeland Management | Rangeland, Importance and Limitation

Rangeland Management | Rangeland, Importance and Limitation

Rangeland Management Rangeland is wasteland, usually arid or semi-arid with low or erratic rainfall. The land is mainly used for forage and feeding of the livestock, keeping livestock, storing water, recreation, and much more. Rangeland Management is necessary to save this high value natural resources. Locally, rangeland is called “Chiragah” in Pakistan which may be…

What are Gymnosperms? Introduction, Features Lifecycle, and Importance
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What are Gymnosperms? Introduction, Features Lifecycle, and Importance

Introduction:            The term gymnosperms have its origin in the Greek words “Gymno” naked, unenclosed; and “Sperma”; seed. Gymnosperms are seed-bearing vascular plants of the subkingdom “Embryophyta”. These are flowerless and reproduce by exposed seeds (naked seed) or ovules, “the most distinguishing feature of this group”. In gymnosperms, seeds are always…

Gnetophyta | Characters, Taxonomy, Morphology and Anatomy

Gnetophyta | Characters, Taxonomy, Morphology and Anatomy

Kingdom Plantae Division Gnetophyta Class Gnetopsida Order Gnetales Family Gnetaceae Genus Gnetum History and Origin of Gnetophyta / Gnetales: The fossil history of Gnetophyta or Gnetales is poorly known but Gnetales pollen occurs abundantly in Early Cretaceous sediments. In the Yixian Formation, remnants of Gnetales are relatively common and several taxa have been described. Pollen…

Cycadofilicales \Pteridospermales: Origin, Features, Classification and Affinities
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Cycadofilicales \Pteridospermales: Origin, Features, Classification and Affinities

Origin of Cycadofilicales: The Cycadofilicales or Pteridosperms are popularly known as ‘seed ferns.’ This group of Gymnosperms includes trees or small plants bearing fern-like foliage. They flourished greatly in the Carboniferous period, also known as the ‘Age of Ferns.’ The plants first appeared in the Devonian, became very prominent in the Carboniferous, but remained widespread…

Top 10 Factors Affecting Herbicide Carryover/Residue | BotanyLive
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Top 10 Factors Affecting Herbicide Carryover/Residue | BotanyLive

There are many factors affecting herbicide carryover or residues in soil and plants like residue itself, some biotic (microbes, plants), abiotic (soil, moisture, light), and chemical (degradation process, half-life) factors. Herbicides destroy plants (herbs) and more specifically off-type plants or weeds. Weeds are herbs growing out of place. After destroying weed plants or limiting their…

Binomial Nomenclature | History, Rules, Examples and Importance

Binomial Nomenclature | History, Rules, Examples and Importance

Introduction to Binomial Nomenclature The word nomenclature is derived from two latten words i.e “nomen” which means name “Clare” which means to call, so it means to call by name. In biology, each group of organisms, be it plants or animals, or microorganisms is already classified under special divisions, according to their similarities and features….

Top 30 Reasons Why Forests are Important | Uses
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Top 30 Reasons Why Forests are Important | Uses

Forests are important as they are a vibrant part of the earth’s natural resources. They cover one-third of all land on earth, providing dynamic organic infrastructure for some of the planet’s densest, most diverse collections of life. The area underwood is the index of the development and prosperity of a country. Forests cover approximately 230.48…

The Chaparral Biome: Facts, Location, Biodiversity, and Geography

The Chaparral Biome: Facts, Location, Biodiversity, and Geography

Nature is vast, complex, and diverse. Among its many features to make you awe, “Chaparral Biome” has a special space. Chaparral Biomes shine as a unique combination of flora, fauna, and wonders of different geographical features. “Chaparral biome” where resilience meets beauty, where flora and fauna have intricately adapted to create a unique ecological dance….

Gondwana Flora and Fauna of the World

Gondwana Flora and Fauna of the World

Introduction to the Gondwana Flora Gondwana flora is a collection of continents including Australia, Antarctica, Africa, South America, and India (Fig 1). This supercontinent was once a unity and finally broke up during the Mesozoic era. The above-mentioned masses of land share common stratigraphic features like fossils and sediments as there was easy and free…

Discover 15 Types of Coconut Trees | How They Grow and their Importance?

Discover 15 Types of Coconut Trees | How They Grow and their Importance?

Coconut trees are scientifically known as “Cocos nucifera”. Types of coconut trees are famous for their versatility, diversity, and abundance. The name “coconut” comes from Portuguese where coco means head or skull, and nut is a fruit with a hard shell. Coconut is a national tree of the Maldives. Coconuts provide us with not only…