Essays Tagged: "grasses"

Water Biomes

Water BiomesMarshland is covered with grasses, reeds, sedges, and cattails. These plants all have theirroots in soil covered or saturated ...

(3 pages) 79 0 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Biome: Grasslands

Grasslands are characterized as lands dominated by grasses rather than large shrubs or trees. In the Miocene and Pliocene Epochs, which spanned a perio ... g, overgrazing, and clearing of the land for crops.Temperate grasslands are characterized as having grasses as the dominant vegetation. Trees and large shrubs are absent. Temperatures vary more from s ... moderate. The amount of annual rainfall influences the height of grassland vegetation, with taller grasses in wetter regions. As in the savanna, seasonal drought and occasional fires are very importa ...

(2 pages) 74 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Geography and climate of ancient greece.

titudes there was a broad variety of vegetation such as: deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs, and grasses. As the elevation rises the vegetation slowly dwindles. The olive trees grew between 600 and ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Research on the Maidu Indian Tribe to better understand their creation stories and the role these myths played in their society.

d everything nature had to offer as a source of food. Fish, game, seeds, insects, nuts, berries and grasses all had places in their diet. Deer were also eaten with great pleasure whenever hunters had ...

(3 pages) 27 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


n drug. It is made from lysergic acid, which comes from ergot, a fungus that lives on rye and other grasses. Despite the popular theory that LSD was found by accident, it was really discovered by Loui ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

A DAY AT THE BEACH (A story about a soldier in training before a war, the war is not specified unabling the reader to use their imagination) (Writing to Entertain)

st of the roads had been covered by ancient willows, their branches archingover like great bridges, grasses rustling against their boughs. On the other side of theembracing willows was a shelving, inv ...

(4 pages) 29 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Patrick Kavanagh 'Canal Bank Walk'

sonnet.Kavanagh begins with a neologism "Leafy-with-Love" suggesting that the growth of plants and grasses on the banks of the Grand Canal, have been nurtured by God's love. The adjective, green, sug ... l were embraced by the plant-life on its banks. Now he wishes to be enraptured in a web of fabulous grasses, to be clothed in a nature based garment "With a new dress woven from green and blue things" ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Bald eagle biome outline

sityC.Short season of growth and reproductionD.low shrubs, sedges, reindeer mosses, liverworts, and grassesE.Birds: grouselike birdsII.Climate-Extremely cold climateA.Taiga is located in the northern ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lucerne and its imporatance in Australia

azing, green feed, hay and silage. It also plays an important part in pasture mixes with associated grasses.Importance in Australia and QueenslandThe horse industry is one of Australia's biggest indus ... thinning.The most common major weed problem of established lucerne stands are annual and perennial grasses. The annuals include barnyard grasses (Echinochloa spp.), feather-top Rhodes grass (Chloris ...

(11 pages) 29 1 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Plant Independent Study: Dissection of a Flower

ledons within the seed. It has two seed leaves.b) Give two examples of each.Monocots - 1. lilies 2. grassesDicots - 1. daisies 2. deciduous trees2. Describe at least 4 differences between monocotyledo ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

A Daisy Imagines a University Garden

ir deep roots.The daisy was wishing a university be a nest of education that rebels against harmful grasses, against its dark memoirs, its sad past, against the treachery and the larva inside itself. ... iolet and she is the rose. The scattered garbage between us has passed over our length, the harmful grasses have weakened our roots and they have put the sunlight which comes from the windows of the u ...

(2 pages) 18 1 2.2 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Grassland Biome

survival to survive in the environmental conditions. About a quarter of our vegetation consists of grasses, and some grow under very difficult conditions because of the climate in the grasslands. Gra ... s will no longer use it, when the bobolink leaves the American goldfinches will appear. Warm season grasses are the most productive of cover types for grassland birds.Big and little bluestem, Indiangr ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


,000 other acres. 23,000 of these are shallow water reservoirs, over 32,000 acres are wetlands with grasses and sedges as the main types or ground cover, and 19,000 acres are forests. The state also p ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


ns and mosses die and grow and there is enough soil on the ground they may then be replaced by some grasses. Some shrubs may replace some of the grasses, and eventually would be replaced by trees. It ... at there will not be many animals that inhabit that area due to the fact that there is not a lot of grasses and vegetation for them to eat on.In Glacier Bay, Alaska over the past 200 years glaciers ha ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Native Americans

s thought to have been some 1,500 kilometers wide. A moist and treeless tundra, it was covered with grasses and plant life, attracting the large animals that early humans hunted for their survival. Th ... longed to the men.Basket-weaving in wood splits, cane, rushes, yucca- or bark-fibre, and various grasses was practiced by the same tribes which made pottery, and excepting in a few tribes, was like ...

(64 pages) 317 0 4.7 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Global Warming

is a common term nowadays, human activities such as eating beef causes methane, because camels eat grasses and we eat their meat, when camels eat meat they cause methane gas emissions. We also have t ...

(5 pages) 64 0 1.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences