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I use some fancy words to justify my defoliation habit, go figure. 

Okay, perhaps I defoliate too much. Maybe or maybe not. I can admit it before an audience. And, of course, there are those bonsai professionals out there who say, quite reasonably, that to cut off all a trees leaves might not be the best thing, horticulturally speaking. 2,577 more words

Bonsai

19. Auxin Producing Area of a Plant

Auxin is a hormone common in all plants that is responsible for the growth of shoots and development within the plant. Auxin is also responsible for the production of phototropism by promoting growth in certain directions. 47 more words

Biology

Darwin's Garden

Over the last two weeks I have had a crazy case of synchronicity going on. Several random events, totally unrelated, unsolicited, but absolutely linking to a theme of… genetics! 811 more words

Books

How do plants see the Sun?

HOW DO THEY KNOW WHICH WAY TO GROW???

A yourcuriosityhub video explaining how the hormone Auxin is responsible for plants growing towards sunlight.

Science

The great divide

As I look across to the edge of High Wood from the back of the Biology department where I work I should be able to keep a watchful eye on my oak tree but it’s rather difficult to identify from the line of trees on the horizon. 430 more words