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Plant Biology

Information on plants, plant biology, plant viruses, and more.
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Cell Wall
The cell wall is the rigid, semi-permeable protective layer in some cells. Plants, bacteria, and fungi are examples of organisms that contain cell walls.

Chloroplast
Chloroplasts convert light energy into chemical energy by the process of photosynthesis.

Parts of a Flowering Plant
Learn about the characteristics and parts of a flowering plant.

Carnivorous Plants
Learn about carnivorous plants and how they capture, kill, and digest animal organisms.

Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis is a process in which light energy is used to produce sugar and other organic compounds.

Plant Cell Quiz
Take the Plant Cell Quiz and find out how much you know about plant cells and tissues.

Types of Plant Cells
There have a number of important specialized types of plant cells. Some examples of specialized plant cells include parenchyma cells, collenchyma cells and sclerenchyma cells.

Plant Tissue Systems
Plant tissues can be simple, consisting of a single cell type, or complex, consisting of more than one cell type.

Plant Viruses and Viroids
A look at the structure and function of plant viruses and viroids.

Unusual Plants
Discover some interesting and unusual plants.

Plant Tissue Systems
Plant tissue systems are composed of dermal tissue, vascular tissue, and ground tissue systems. These systems provide support, nutrient formation and transportation, growth, and protection for a plant.

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