How Do Trees Help Reduce Floods?

Trees Help Reduce Floods

Do you know trees help reduce floods? Let us tell you that trees play a significant role in reducing the severity of floods. Forested areas help to reduce the speed and force of floodwaters by trapping sediment and slowing the flow of water. Trees also act as a natural barrier to protect critical facilities, such […]

Why Forests Are Important to Humans?

Forests are Important

Forests are important to humans because they provide a variety of benefits that are essential to our survival. Forests play a critical role in the environment by regulating climate, water, and soil. They also provide food, shelter, and livelihoods for billions of people. Forests are also home to half of the world’s species of animals […]

Why Forests Are Experiencing Deforestation?

Forests Are Experiencing Deforestation

Forests around the world are experiencing deforestation at an alarming rate. Deforestation can have several negative consequences for the countries involved. This article will discuss the countries that are experiencing deforestation, the disadvantages of deforestation, and what is being done to address this issue. Deforestation is the removal of forests, by whatever means. It can […]

Applications of Plant Biotechnology for Improving Agricultural Production

Applications of Plant Biotechnology

Applications of plant biotechnology is a broad term that refers to the use of plant cells and tissues to produce goods and services. The application of plant biotechnology has many uses, including improving agricultural products, developing new medicines, and producing renewable fuels. Plant cell biotechnology The first use of plant biotechnology was in plant cell […]

Ammonium vs Potassium Fertilizers for Plants

Women holding a plant in her hands

Ammonium and potassium fertilizers are two types of fertilizers used in the process of plant growth. They have been used since before WWII as a substitute for nitrogen fertilizers that were not widely available at the time. Is Ammonium Fertilizer the best one? Ammonium is ammonia combined with water to make it more easily absorbed […]

Cannabis Business

Cannabis leaf held against the sunlight.

The cannabis business is huge and is continuously growing. In 2016, the legal marijuana market was $7.2 billion. By 2021, it was expected that the legal weed business would be worth $25.6 billion. That is insane! ***** The illegality of cannabis has prevented any significant research from being conducted on its medical benefits and value. […]

Cactus Plants

Cactus grown naturally in a barren land.

Cactus plants are a member of the plants family Cactaceae, a family comprising about 127 genera with some 1750 known species. The word “cactus” derives, through Latin, from the Ancient Greek κάκτος “(Kaktus)”, a name originally used for a spiny plant whose identity is not certain. Cacti occur in a wide range of shapes and […]

Climber Plants

Elegant tree covering the pathway.

Ascending shrubs and vines (climber plants) are prominent elements of the woody plant flora in Hong Kong. Climbers are also very popular garden plants. Being woody, they last longer than herbaceous plants and provide a year-round display apart from their flowering season. Climber cultivation is generally easy since most climbers are evergreen and hardy. Climber […]

Décor Plants

Women holding a pot in her left hand.

Decor Plants simply beautifies your home, but certain rules apply when picking the perfect plants. Beautiful blooms are not enough; take into consideration their sun requirements and watering needs as well. If you follow these simple guidelines, you can create a green masterpiece that will leave guests in awe. Here is a list of three […]

Fruit Plants

Asian women checking tomatoes growing in the garden.

We know that fruit plants provide “nutrients for the developing embryo” (British National Bibliography). We also know that they are seeds encased in flesh, and there are hundreds if not thousands of varieties. Here is a small list of some fruits you may find familiar or have at least heard about: – Fruit Plant: Apple […]