Plant Processes

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Leaf and the Sun

Plant Functions

Learn about the important plant functions of photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration and meet Dr. Smith, a professor of Plant Science at McGill University in Montreal.
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Plant Functions

Water droplets on succulent leaves

How Do Plants Survive in the Desert?

Plants need to exchange gases and water with their environment as part of photosynthesis. Some plant cells have evolved specifically for this purpose.
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How Do Plants Survive in the Desert?

Lawn mower mowing grass

How Do Plants Use Chemical Signalling?

How do plants use scents? Learn how some plants use chemical signals to send messages to animals or other plants.
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How Do Plants Use Chemical Signalling?

Green walls in Harvard University

Green Walls

Green walls use plant processes to improve air quality in buildings.
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Green Walls

Massive algal bloom

Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?

When fertilizers from agriculture get into lakes and rivers, big problems can result for aquatic ecosystems, food chains & webs!
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Eutrophication: Why you should care about pond scum?