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Kernel

1. The essential part of a seed; all that is within the seed walls; the edible substance contained in the shell of a nut; hence, anything included in a shell, husk, or integument; as, the kernel of a nut.

2. A single seed or grain; as, a kernel of corn.

3. A small mass around which other matter is concreted; a nucleus; a concretion or hard lump in the flesh.

4. The central, substantial or essential part of anything; the gist; the core; as, the kernel of an argument.

Origin: oe. Kernel, kirnel, curnel, as.cyrnel, fr. Corn grain. See corn, and cf. Kern to harden.


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Re: Genetic Question help?

... ratio 12:3:1 or Recessive epistasis with ratio 9:3:4. According to the options given it is Recessive epistasis. the ans are 1. How many purple kernel would you expect to find? Ans. 900 2. How many pink kernel would you expect to find? Ans. 300 3. How many yellow kernel would you expect to find? ...

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by sudeepa
Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:04 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic Question help?
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Re: Genetic Question help?

I KNOW I'VE BEEN ALSO STUCK ON EXACTLY THE SAME QUESTION!! 1. How many purple kernel would you expect to find? 2. How many pink kernel would you expect to find? 3. How many yellow kernel would you expect to find? 4. What colour would the double homozygous recessive ...

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by girlie21
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:15 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic Question help?
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Views: 2185

Genetic Question help?

Hi i've been trying to work this question out but i'm getting kinda stuck.. The kernel on a cob can either be purple (dominant colour) or yellow (reccesive colour) or pink (intermediate colour). The colour purple is the product of a two step reaction with Pink being ...

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by lyte22
Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:52 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic Question help?
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Views: 2185

Diet Of Laying Birds

... is source of oil in the first place. In the second, proteins are not source of calcium (you meant nitrogen maybe?) I'm not sure, what should palm kernel contain, but probably yes, either bones* or vitamine supplements (if it contains minerals as well) * it is common here to feed chicken with old ...

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by JackBean
Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:41 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Diet Of Laying Birds
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Germinating a mere kernel

I have planted some oak tree seeded today. I cracked shells of three of them and got their kernels out. And I planted these kernels the same way I planted the seeds. I will wait for one or two weeks to see if the kernels too will germinate just like the seeds... But, I'm cannot patiently wait such a...

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by hkBattousai
Wed Jul 14, 2010 2:26 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Germinating a mere kernel
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