The Baobab tree is native to Africa and Australia. The Baobab tree belongs to the genus Adansonia and has eight species. This article is all about the characteristics and uses of this tree.
Fungi are mostly known for their fundamental role in the decomposition of organic matter. However, nitrogen is also essential to their life and to some fungi predation has become the most efficient way of getting it. Far from the idyllic image of a colourful mushroom sitting on the forest soil,...
In 1875, Charles Darwin published his work "Insectivorous Plants" and the world quickly became fascinated by these strange yet amazing plants. Although rare among plant species, carnivorous plants present a diverse range of very successful strategies to catch and diggest their prey efficiently.
Life science for elementary age kids and homeschool. Learn about deciduous and evergreen trees.
Trees help to prevent the onset of floods. This article is about trees that help to prevent the onset of floods by absorbing huge volumes of water.
Coconut oil is an edible grade oil. It is extracted from the meat of the coconut fruit. This article is about plain coconut oil and virgin coconut and the difference between the two.
The story of the rise and fall of Brazilwood. How it created and shaped the form of a new country.
The origin and the very different uses of resin and its economic importance from ancient times until today.
This article is about Rubber Trees, their characteristics and uses. You will also read about some interesting facts about the history of the Rubber Tree.
Fig trees can be found growing in many tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, where much religious significance is attributed to the actual plant and fruit.