Plants breathe using a system called respiration. They release carbon dioxide and take in oxygen from the air around them. More »

Aquatic plants are able to absorb the carbon dioxide (CO2) they need to make food directly from the water around them through their leaves, just as land plants obtain carbon dioxide from the air. The water provides the n... More »

Plants produce their own food in order to survive and grow. Plants use chlorophyll, sunlight, carbon dioxide, water and minerals in order to make food. More »

Crabgrass is identified by its star-shaped growing pattern, its fibrous root system and its tendency to sprout into a dense mat that covers any other plants around it. Crabgrass identification requires looking at factors... More »

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Rootgrow is a planting aid that enhances plant root system of newly planted plants and it supports plants for their lifetime. Rootgrow numerous benefits include better establishment, healthier plants, reducing failure ra... More »

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Some bacteria breathe oxygen, but many use other forms of respiration. Strictly speaking, bacteria do not “breathe” as humans and other animals do, but they must still engage in the act of cellular respiration. Cellular ... More »

Plants carry out cellular respiration, generating chemical energy for the activities of the organism. Cells in the leaves and stems of plants perform photosynthesis, which uses the energy of sunlight to synthesize the ca... More »