Carbon increase, thus causing an equilibrium shift of

Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas that directly affects the growth of plants and the distribution of insects, but also indirectly influences the activity of organisms and could even lead to speciation of new organisms. Carbon dioxide levels affect the rate of plant growth, as CO2 is an essential part of the light independent stages of photosynthesis. The CO2 is …

Introduction to be the most cost effective measure

Introduction Education  ForAll (EFA), Dakar Forum and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have declared asa medium of setting goals and targets to reach universal right to education forall in order to achieve development. Educating girls is a significant anddistinct challenge from educating boys. Girls face gender specific barriers toaccess and achievement. Secondary education has so far received less attentionand investment than primary …

Arbuscular seed viability, and dispersal mechanisms as well

Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) is ubiquitous plant root symbionts that can be considered as ‘keystone mutualists’ in terrestrial ecosystem, forming a link between biotic and abiotic ecosystem (O’Neill et al. , 1991). These symbiotic associations with roots of the majority of terrestrial plant species (Smith and Read, 2008). However, the plant provides carbohydrates and other nutrients to the fungi. They …

Land Use agriculture

agroforestry A system of land use in which harvestable trees or shrubs are grown among or around crops or on pastureland, as a means of preserving or enhancing the productivity of the land. alley cropping A method of planting in which rows of a crop are sown between rows or hedges of nitrogen-fixing plants, the roots of which enrich the …

Good Health and Nutrition

Being a teen can be overwhelming and exciting. Every one says that teens don’t care about health, heart attacks, cancer or dying-only about hair, nails, weight and cloths. Teens don’t care to learn about nutrition. They think everyone is against them, even nature seemed to be plotting against them at that age and endowed them stringy hair or bad breath.

Exam 2 Notecards

Porphyrin Molecules having a a tetrapyrrole ring (four simple, heterocyclic nitrogen ring compounds bound together to form a ring) that are produced as intermediates during heme synthesis in animals Heme A group contained in many enzymes. Cytochrome A heme containing protein that is act as catalysts of oxidation-reduction reactions in processes such as cellular respiration Oxidative stress The damage to …

Constant Changes in Society

Today’s society is much different than society was a century ago, or even thirty years ago. Society is constantly changing and reforming to improve the conditions under which we live. Technology, medical health, and social acceptance are all examples of areas that were changed and reformed to improve our living conditions. Technology has advanced more in the last century than …

Nature Verse Nuture

The reason for this is because during conception ACH parent passes on half of his/her genes to the unborn child (that is the physical embryo). The gene is contained in the child’s color of eyes, hair, height, weight complexion, intelligence, personality and so on. Secondary to the genetic inheritance, the environment can also affect a child’s development, both the prenatal …

Healthy School Lunch: a Distant Reality

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been on a raging war with unhealthy eating habits—the likes of junk food—in order to try and change the established behavior of eating unhealthy food. However, changing the unhealthy eating habits of the younger generation today, that has been shaped by the endless promotion of fast-food and junk food giants for decades, seemed …

Medical Discussions on Pregnancy Life Stage

Does nutrition status affect fertility? Good overall nutrition, rather than eating any specific food, greatly improves your chances of conceiving a child. For women, nutrient deficiencies and low-calorie diets at one extreme, and obesity at the other, can disrupt ovulation. Poor nutrition can also have an impact on male fertility. In order to get pregnant, doctors recommend that both women …