Why do most plants not burn in the sun?

Answer Answer... What one associates with "burning in the sun" is usually sunburn. Plants are very different from animals; they do not even have all of the same cell organelles that animals do. Taking thi... Read More »

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How to Reverse Nitrogen Burn on Tomato Plants?

An excess of nitrogen on and around tomato plants can cause harmful burning to the leaves, stem and roots, stalling fruit production and potentially killing the plant. To reverse nitrogen burn on t... Read More »

SABC - During a class about burn treatment a student relates a story about using butter to cool a burn. How should you respond?

Butter contains proteins which could encourage infection. You should only cool the burn with water, then keep the tissue moist under a sterile gauze.

Which type of burn requires immediate medical treatment due to the location of the burn?

face, hands and feet, genitaliaFace, Hands & feet, genitalia, (all the above)