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maturity

A state of full development or completed growth.


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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... others who appear old and have no body hair (though that is more rare as lack of hair is associated with youth and should not send the signals of maturity) and those with a lot of hair who look younger than they are. Example, my brother grows a very thick beard and has a lot of hair on his chest, ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 32113

Re: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... myself. There are numerous options, Wisconsin fast plants(fastplants.org) are an intriguing option, as they are genetically modified to reach maturity, (producing seeds) in thirty days, among the fastest rates on the planet. Basically the only thing to left to deduce is what plant do aphids ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
Replies: 2
Views: 3087

Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... the only breed available to order online are pea aphids, which eat a variety of plants, most of which are very quick germinators and reach maturity in at most two months. Imagine we could create a sustainable ecosystem, growing our quadrillion aphids, requiring only sunlight water, and ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
Replies: 2
Views: 3087

Help please

... is more complex than vegetative reproduction Ans; depend on outside agents. Eg pollination and dispersal Slow growth of the young plants to maturity Wasteful( petals, nectar, pollen, fruit) Explain why seed-grown plants often show more resistance to disease than plants that arise from vegetative ...

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by Olympic
Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:45 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
Replies: 8
Views: 8268

Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics

... a matter of life or death. For sexually reproducing organisms, its about the probabilities of life or death of the gene up to and including sexual maturity of the organism only, and then reproductive success of that gene. Or, its life or death of that gene (probably in close relatives) up to and ...

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by Rap
Tue Jul 03, 2012 6:13 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolving non "life-or-death" but useful characteristics
Replies: 5
Views: 5145
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