Monthly Archives: November 2020

External Secretory Structures

External surfaces of the plant bear several secretory structures of epidermal origin or epidermal derivatives or emergences from deeper tissues (Kisser, 1958). These include Glands, Glandular Trichomes, Nectaries, Osmophores, Hydathodes etc.  In this article,  these external structures of  plant will be discussed briefly. Trichomes and glands In some leaves and flowers, more or less …

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Thermodynamics: A Relationships Between Heat and Other Forms of Energy (Part 2)

Units of work Whenever a new quantity is introduced in physics, the standard metric units associated with that quantity are discussed. In the case of work (and also energy), the standard metric unit is the Joule (abbreviated J). One Joule is equivalent to one Newton of force causing a displacement of one meter. …

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