VD - 27/07/2018Intelligence of plants. Science Blog 116th
Mimosa pudica is a plant of American origin, which has been the subject of numerous studies for its ability to react to external stimuli by closing its leaves. Considering all the trials, the one made by Rene Desfontaines (1750-1833) in 1803 is of great...
VD - 24/06/2018The intelligence of plants. Science Blog 115th
The interest of the study on the intelligence of plants can be primary, that is to say, interest in the subject itself. However, in the context of the study of the origin and evolution of life on Earth, the study of the intelligence of plants acquires a...
VD - 13/05/2018The intelligence of plants. Dissemination 114th
It is considered that all living beings, that are related to the outside, and respond accordingly, have some form of intelligence. But because of their lack of motility, traditionally, it has been considered that plants lack of intelligence.
VD - 22/04/2018The movement of plants. Dissemination 112th
The leaves of Erythrina crista-galli, a tree belonging to the order of the Fabales, family of the fabaceae, daily perform a phenomenon known as "nyctinasty" which consists of folding its leaves on the trunk at night and deploy them at dawn.
VD - 1/04/2017Codium bursa: Example of nutritional transfer between minerals and animals. Dissemination 105th
Classified by Carl Adolph Agardh (1817), it forms part of the group of chlorophytic and photophilous algae. It is attached to sea very deep or rocky bottoms between 3 and 40 m depth. It is formed by a hollow sphere filled with water, with internal...
VD - 21/08/2016Cycas, pancronic plant. Dissemination 103rd
Cyca revoluta is a plant of gimnosperma known as fossils between-600 and-290 ma (Perm). Filogeneticamente have become related with Araucaria araucana and Gingko of biloba. The Plants blossomong are male or female from 15 years of their age. Fertilizer...