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sensitive plant:

see mimosamimosa
, any tree, shrub, or herb of the genus Mimosa of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), chiefly tropical plants. They usually have feathery foliage and rounded clusters of fragrant pinkish flowers atop the branches.
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On the other hand, impaired PM total lipids in salt sensitive plants may result from the salt-induced lipid peroxidation and degradation.
Forest Service, American Forests and We Wood are also replanting areas of Angeles National Forest that have been damaged by wildfires, restoring critical habitat for the California spotted owl and other threatened, endangered or sensitive plant and animal species.
In "Woodland Garden: Shade-Loving Plants for Year Round Interest,'' Chatto shares her knowledge and love of plants and explains how 12 months of interest can be achieved by careful site selection and sensitive plant choices.
A tiny photograph from Aleana Egan's recent exhibition "The Sensitive Plant" bears the title 13/1 Sunnypark, Ballygunge, Calcutta, India.
This garden center uses local and weather sensitive plant life in gardens.
Navy plans to continue conservation efforts for listed and other sensitive plant species including finalization of a revised Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan, which will provide an updated framework for conservation and management of biological resources on San Clemente Island; and continued monitoring and management of listed plants and other sensitive plant species on the island.
(2002) reported that 7% growth decrease occurred for every mM increment in salinity above 20 mM and salt stress resulted in reduction of apparent photosynthetic capacity in cultivated carrot crops and classified it as salt sensitive plant.Similar results were observed by Kiyosue et al., (1989), who observed that cotyledons and root explants of carrot turned yellow with 0.1 M to 0.4 M NaCl and no somatic embryo was formed.
Plants such as sensitive plant (mimosa), obedient plant, and bunny grass are fun to touch.
Leading on from this recontextualization, subsequent chapters offer readings of works such as Prometheus Unbound, The Sensitive Plant, and Adonais, showing how the terminology and structures of the vitality debate fed into Shelley's conception of a wide range of ostensibly unrelated issues.
"This likewise refers to doors or other means to prevent casual entrance into sensitive plant areas which, in this case, would normally have fairly large access openings between them.
I know I'm a sensitive plant, but surely there's a musical director somewhere capable of pointing a chorus in the right direction?

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