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Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Plant structure and function  >  Plant reproduction  >  Seeds  >  Germination
Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Plant structure and function  >  Plant reproduction  >  Spores  >  Germination
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Germinating corn seed showing root hairs

The corn seed in this photograph is starting its germination process. At this early stage the yellow seed is only growing a main root. From this root thousands of fine root hairs are sprouting.

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Producers

This is a collection of 15 digital curriculum resources about the flow of energy and matter in ecosystems. The collection comprises 13 images and 2 videos. Images identify producers found in various ecosystems and illustrate how typical terrestrial plants use sunlight to produce their own food. Other images show less familiar ...

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How temperature affects the rate of respiration

This interactive is a simulation of an experiment comparing the amount of oxygen consumed by germinating peas at two different temperatures. The data are displayed in a table and on a graph.

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Sites2See: Garden materials to grow an idea

A page with links to a range of gardening and horticulture resources, including a video interview and tour with plant scientist Tim Entwistle and sites with planting guides and tips for vegetable gardening.