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Corn

a species of tall cereal grass, zea mays, grown for its seed and used as food and animal fodder. It is also called maise or indian corn. It is a plant of the genus zea of the family gramineae (poaceae), originating in the americas.


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Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... This second time from which I am currently recovering I was dry heaving for about 5 minutes, but never had any actual emesis. I definitely had the corn-tasting burps. Those are the WORST! I have felt like my insides were bubbling, someone had described it as boiling water, but no heat or anything. ...

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by HungryHippo
Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:58 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
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Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

Just a thought, but in 1999, around 30% of corn was genetically modified. I've heard others talk about this and it stopped when they stopped eating GMO corn. Further points of interest are the GMO corn fed pigs who have exploded barns when their ...

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by dawnnoelle
Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:25 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

Now that the Olympics and paralympics are over I am able to put away my armchair and pop corn and continue. :) One of the reasons I was amused at the wiki statement that a gene evolves via natural selection has to do with their understanding of what a gene is. Their ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
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Plant hormone experiment!

Got given a practice prac on plant hormones. Method: 1. Place 8 corn seeds (with 2 each facing towards the 4 poles, so North, East, South, West). 2. Cover seeds with a piece of filter paper 3. Pack petri dish with moist cotton wool. 4. Put lid on the petri ...

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by duherro
Mon May 07, 2012 7:07 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant hormone experiment!
Replies: 17
Views: 6631

Determining (P) plants from F2 data

... where to go with this. We have not done any reverse problems like this and I am lost. Here is the problem from the lab: Materials: F2 generation corn ears (dihybrid cross) Proceedure Two breeding parental (P) corn strains were crossed by dusting the flowers of one strain with the polen of the ...

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by aiyana1228
Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:36 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Determining (P) plants from F2 data
Replies: 1
Views: 1520
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