the branch of botany dealing with diseases of plants.
- Plant protein
noun See vegetable protein
[plant, plahnt] /plænt, plɑnt/ noun 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that have more or less rigid cell walls containing cellulose, including vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, and hornworts: some classification schemes may include fungi, algae, bacteria, […]
[plants-muh n, plahnts-] /ˈplænts mən, ˈplɑnts-/ noun, plural plantsmen. 1. a nurseryman. 2. a horticulturist. 3. a person with a keen interest in and wide knowledge of plants and their cultivation. /ˈplɑːntsmən/ noun (pl) -men, -women 1. an experienced gardener who specializes in collecting rare or interesting plants
[plants-woo m-uh n, plahnts-] /ˈplæntsˌwʊm ən, ˈplɑnts-/ noun, plural plantswomen. 1. a nurserywoman. 2. a horticulturist. 3. a woman with a keen interest in and wide knowledge of and their cultivation.