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Maize

Maize

(Science: botany) a large species of American grass of the genus zea (Z. Mays), widely cultivated as a forage and food plant; indian corn. Also, its seed, growing on cobs, and used as food for men animals.

(Science: zoology) maize eater, a south American bird of the genus Pseudoleistes, allied to the troupials. Maize yellow, a delicate pale yellow.

Origin: sp. Maiz. Fr. Mahiz or mahis, i the language of the island of Hayti.


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Data analysis: DNA alignment HELP?

... to determine whether plants also possessed CDKs that functioned as the catalysts for cell cycle progression. To isolate a cDNA encoding a CDK in maize, investigators aligned the predicted amino acid sequences of human cdc2, S. pombe cdc2, and S. cerevisiae cdc28 genes. Degenerate oligonucleotide ...

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Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:40 am
 
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... 3: ATGCGATCTGTGAGCCGAGTCTTTA Sequence 4: AATAACAACATTTTTGTTTTTAAGA Sequence 5: TGTTATTTTTATTTCAGATGCGA Sequence 6: TTCAGATGCGATCTGTGAGCCGAG Four maize populations are genotyped for a polymorphism in the R gene, which has two alleles, R1 and R2. The frequencies of each of the possible three genotypes ...

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by animus31
Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:36 pm
 
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Topic: Population Genetics Questions
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botany

but what if we take plants of same magnitude?? will in this condition maize release more oxygen then any other C3 plants???

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by TULSI
Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:38 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: botany
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botany

simply because tree weight some order of magnitude more than maize thus it had to produce more oxygen.

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by JackBean
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:43 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: botany
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botany

Fully grown tree has produced more oxygen than maize. Is that OK? :roll: You have to compare it per something. Like per gram of assimilated carbon or per day (hour, year, whatever), etc.

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by JackBean
Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:06 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: botany
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