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composite plant


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n composite plant considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
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In literature:

Plants like the Dandelion, in which the blossom is composed of a number of florets, are called "composite" plants.
"Wildflowers of the Farm" by Arthur Owens Cooke
Fertilizers were prepared for the different crops with special reference to the composition of the plants.
"Talks on Manures" by Joseph Harris
This plant is best adapted to dry soils calcareous in their composition and somewhat porous in character.
"Clovers and How to Grow Them" by Thomas Shaw
They enter largely into the composition of nearly all plants and seeds.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Does it enter chemically into the composition of plants?
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
Influence on the composition of the ash of plants, 71.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
It is found that the composition of the plant is very different at different seasons.
"The Stock-Feeder's Manual" by Charles Alexander Cameron
In these experiments the composition of the oat-plant at different stages of growth was investigated.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
Among the food plants used, I found many species of grass, thistle, meadow-rue, peavine, heath, and the leaves of several composite plants.
"Wild Animals at Home" by Ernest Thompson Seton
So gainful has this kind of co-operation proved that composites are now dominant among plants in every quarter of the globe.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
A treatise on the chemical composition, structure and life of the plant.
"Home Pork Making" by A. W. Fulton
The plant proteins are fairly uniform in their percentage composition.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
This corolla occurs in many composite plants, as in the florets of dandelion, daisy and chicory.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
All other plants occurred less commonly in the piles of cuttings than they did in the estimated composition of the cover.
"Natural History of the Prairie Vole (Mammalian Genus Microtus)" by E. W. Jameson
As regards its composition, the cell-wall of fungi exhibits variations of the same kind as those met with in higher plants.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
The innumerable, and endlessly variable, characters of plants and animals are of composite nature.
"The Biological Problem of To-day" by Oscar Hertwig
The Composite family is the largest of all plant-families, numbering twelve thousand species and upward, and is widely distributed over the world.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
Much propolis gathered from the large composite heads of the flower and stems and leaves of the plant.
"Texas Honey Plants" by C. E. Sanborn
In both fields the composition of the plant cover was similar, and the differences were chiefly quantitative.
"A Population Study of the Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster) in Northeastern Kansas" by Edwin P. Martin
The distinction between the fruit and the vegetable is purely arbitrary, since both are parts of plants and have the same general composition.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne

In news:

The invention, "Compositions and Methods for Controlling Plant Parasitic Nematodes, " was developed by four K-State researchers: Harold Trick, professor of plant pathology.
Al Fatah Water and Power has selected BEL Composite Industries pressure vessels for the second phase extension of the seawater desalination plant using Reverse Osmosis technology in Al Jubail City, Saudi Arabia.
The composite fuselage sections of Bombardier's first new Learjet 85 business jet arrived in Wichita plant on a recent Saturday night.
In general, the scientists found that plant composition determines the range of rates, and that as temperatures increase, all plant matter decays faster.

In science:

Here, the parallel composition is used to combine the plant discrete model and the supervisor.
Hybrid 3-D Formation Control for Unmanned Helicopters
Economic Botany 52(4):373-380. Soković M, Marin PD, Brkić D, van Griensven LJLD. 2007. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils of ten aromatic plants against human pathogenic bacteria.
Distribution fitting 12. Sampling distribution of compounds abundance from plant species measured by instrumentation. Application to plants metabolism classification