Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential. - the Guardian.
The objectives of this paper are to discuss the potential of phytoremediation technique on treating heavy metal-contaminated side, to provide a brief view about heavy metals uptake mechanisms by plant, to give some description about the performance of several types of plants to uptake heavy metals and to describe about the fate of heavy metals in plant tissue, especially on arsenic (As), lead.
One such product is tea tree oil (TTO), the volatile essential oil derived mainly from the Australian native plant Melaleuca alternifolia. Employed largely for its antimicrobial properties, TTO is incorporated as the active ingredient in many topical formulations used to treat cutaneous infections.
Scientists have thought about planting drought-resistant trees to fight the encroachment of the Sahara Desert as it expands southward. These trees will prevent the soil from blowing away in the wind and help the ground retain water.
Plant grafting has also been important for the discovery of proteins, RNAs and hormones that act over long distances. This Primer summarises the mechanisms of graft formation, discusses why some plants graft whereas other do not, and describes how grafting is important for agriculture and for scientific research.
Improving the Success of Roadside Tree and Shrub Plantings - 3 make the soil suitable for planting should be a primary consideration in site selection. Although most of a tree's roots occur in the top six inches of soil, the soil depth available for rooting needs to be measured in feet, not inches. Turning a poor roadside soil into a functional.
Medicinal and Therapeutical Potential of Neem (Azadirachta indica): A Review Chhibber,S1, Sharma,N2 1Department of Botany, S.D College, Ambala Cantt, Haryana, India 2Department of Biotechnology, S.D College, Ambala Cantt, Haryana, India Abstract- Azadirachta indica is a fast growing, evergreen tree found commonly in India, Africa and America.
A survey was undertaken in four rural communities to help assess present tree planting and management activities of households and their tree planting and management intentions.