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Plant physiology in South America: diagnostics and perspectives
This is a short text about a lecture I gave during the XV Congress of the Argentinian Society of Plant Physiology, in Mar del Plata, in September 2014. In this Opinion, I show some scientometrics of science and plant science ...
Toward a systemic plant physiology
(Brazilian Soc Plant Physiology, 2016-12-01)
This manuscript brings a critical reflection on the epistemological foundations of the science of plant physiology. We discuss the limits of the reductionist view of the science, indicating new epistemological possibilities ...
Toward A Systemic Plant Physiology
(Brazilian Soc Plant PhysiologyCampinas, 2016)
Colonization pattern of Cecropia by Azteca ants: Influence of plant ontogeny, environment and host plant choice by queens
(California State University, 2008-01-01)
Several plant species of the large Neotropical genus Cecropia acts as a host plant for ants, especially those of the genus Azteca. Although literature has reported that the Azteca queens found colonies by perforating the ...
Análisis de factibilidad financiera de un proyecto de gasificación de biomasa forestal para la generación de 2MW de potencia en Costa Rica
(Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 2016)
This work is based on the analysis of existing information in order to identify the role that forest biomass plays for power generation with existing technologies. The adequate thermochemical process was identified in ...
Plant Science research productivity in Chile during the past 20 years
(Sociedad de Biología de Chile, 2008)
Diverse urban plantings managed with sufficient resource availability can increase plant productivity and arthropod diversity
(Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-10-30)
Buildings structures and surfaces are explicitly being used to grow plants, and these "urban plantings" are generally designed for aesthetic value. Urban plantings also have the potential to contribute significant "ecological ...
Sites of Defoliation by Atta sexdens rubropilosa (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Artificial Plants
(California State University, 2009-01-01)
This study aimed to achieve a better understanding about the foraging behavior of leaf-cutter ant (Atta sexdens rubropilosa Forel) workers with respect to defoliation sites in plants. To accomplish that, artificial plants ...
Tilting the scale towards Plant Science…in Argentina
(Sociedade Brasileira de Fisiologia Vegetal, 2014-12)
Is Plant Science regarded as a socially valuable activity? Is the support to Plant Science adequate and effective? Can the current research enterprise provide effective support to the agricultural sector? This type of ...
Phytochemical evidence for the plant origin of Brazilian propolis from Sao Paulo state
Propolis and plant secretions from three species, most frequently mentioned as botanical sources of the bee glue in Brazil (Baccharis dracunculifolia, Araucaria angustifolia and Eucalyptus citriodora) have been investigated ...