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The aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises in a particular field, often named after its principle product, as the automobile industry, the steel industry. It includes the ownership and management of companies, factories, industrial plants, etc.

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China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified

... slammed shut. In the months that followed, somewhere around 1 million tons of U.S. corn were rejected, creating havoc in global pricing. Industry estimates suggest the losses to corn growers range from $1 billion to $2.9 billion. http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/china-injects-uncertainty-into-world-of-genetically-modified-seeds/article_3e8a1a28-d9aa-503c-96d3-ca6d59018ae6.html ...

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by Sheppie
Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified
Replies: 0
Views: 502

Why Forest Are Necessary?

... they provide habitat for a heap of birds, mammals and invertebrates, they provide food, timber and fibers - planted forestry is a billion dollar industry that provides work for masses of people, they help to prevent floods and stabilize soil to prevent erosion, take up CO2 from the atmosphere ...

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by BasicBiology
Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Why Forest Are Necessary?
Replies: 6
Views: 4701

Rice Bran

I mean finding anew function for it. Can SiO2 make pottery harder? Or a new and less common use in industry?

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by aisann
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:33 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Rice Bran
Replies: 4
Views: 1617

1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]

... on 2 December 1946 to "provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and thus make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry". In 1982 the IWC adopted a moratorium (ban) on commercial whaling. 1.1) once the ban on whaling had been instituted, the populations ...

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by Jeddles
Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: 1 small multiple choice question [population dynamics]
Replies: 1
Views: 2212

ICG-9 (International Conference on Genomics)

... of global biotechnology research and translation. In 2013, the 2nd SIBIFE brought together more than 1,200 policy makers, corporate leaders, industry heavyweights, biotech investors and insightful scholars. This year, SIBIFE will inaugurate the 1st Biotech Leaders Summit, where presenters ...

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by BessChan
Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ICG-9 (International Conference on Genomics)
Replies: 0
Views: 2386
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