Albinism – Paper
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Introduction Albinism is the state or condition being an albino. Also it is often caused by the absence of tyrosinase, an enzyme essential for the production of cellular pigment. Albinism is a form of hypopigmentary congenital disorder, characterized by a partial hypomelanism or total lack of melanin pigment in the eyes, skin, and hair. Albinism […]

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Love Should Grow Up Like a Wild Iris in the Fields
1292 words 3 pages

Susan Griffins poem” Love Should Grow Up Like a Wild Iris in the Fields”, gives the ideal meaning of what love should be vs. the reality of what love is. Griffin uses the metaphor of an iris to describe how both an iris and love can flourish into something beautiful and how quickly this can […]

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Popular Questions About Iris

What is the iris in the eye?
Iris. The colored part of the eye which helps regulate the amount of light entering the eye. When there is bright light, the iris closes the pupil to let in less light. And when there is low light, the iris opens up the pupil to let in more light.
Should irises be deadheaded?
Irises may benefit from shallow mulching in the spring. ... Deadhead (remove spent blooms) consistently; Bearded Irises will flower sequentially on buds spaced along the stems. After blooming is finished, cut flower stems down at their base, but do NOT trim iris leaves after they have finished blooming.
When should irises be cut back?
Remove late-summer withered leaves when they will pull away from the rhizomes, or they can be left until spring, providing shelter over winter. Remove deadheads using shears. This job becomes more important as flowering advances, and finally whole spent flower stems can be removed.