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Petunia

Petunia

(Science: botany) A genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver-shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, petunia violacera, with reddish purple flowers, and P. Nyctaginiflora, with white flowers. There are also many hybrid forms with variegated corollas.

Origin: NL, fr. Braz. Petun tobacco.


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The Fiber Disease

... amide at C-4 of cytosine, transglycosylation of the ribosyl residue, or deletion of a CMP residue and insertion of a UMP residue. Intact maize or petunia mitochondria were supplied with [alpha]-32P-CTP to radiolabel CMP residues in the nascent transcripts, and the fate of the [alpha]-phosphate ...

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by London
Wed Dec 06, 2006 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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How does a flower get bright color??

... they were first found, such as the scarlet "pelargonidin" from the geranium or Pelargonium, the purple "petunidin" from the Petunia, or the blue-violet "delphinidin" from the Delphinium. It is these anthocyanidin pigments that biotechnologists are studying to change ...

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by dipjyoti
Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:41 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: How does a flower get bright color??
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The Fiber Disease

... you all think. It needs to have a non-internet address. I am game to have "branches" in each local. however, I am pretty much the only petunia here in Massachusetts, I do believe the absolute first case reported here. Aren.t I luky? and according to the surrvey still only two cases ...

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by Linn
Tue Apr 18, 2006 12:01 am
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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