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pumpkin

(Science: botany) A well-known trailing plant (Cucurbita pepo) and its fruit, used for cooking and for feeding stock; a pompion. Pumpkin seed. The flattish oval seed of the pumpkin.

(Science: zoology) The common pondfish.

Origin: For older pompion, pompon, OF. Pompon, L. Pepo, peponis, Gr, properly, cooked by the sun, ripe, mellow; so called because not eaten till ripe. Cf. Cook.


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[SCIENCE] Two Eggs - One Bird

... NASA wants a space travel more than our families on the Earth. Space race is an old way of thinking. Your direction is completely wrong. Without Pumpkins, who else? Without the Earth, no where else. Give me a strike to make it perfect. Don't let our civilization go too far. Science can do . Recognition ...

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Sun Nov 15, 2009 8:00 am
 
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Narrow Sense Heritability

... values from the parent to offspring. Example, in my Evolutionary biology class the professor posed a question that a farmer wanted to grow larger pumpkins, therefore he only allowed the pumpkins weighing >= 9 kg to reproduce. The weights of the parental generation allowed to reproduce were: ...

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by mjp
Fri Feb 03, 2006 6:40 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Narrow Sense Heritability
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How much vegetables in a day?

They say 5 portions of fruit or vegetables. So 5 blueberries is not enough and 5 Pumpkins maybe too much. A rule of the thumb is one portion is about the size of your fist. So you need just a few "flowers" of broccoli, but plenty of blueberries. Diversity ...

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by canalon
Sun Jan 29, 2006 2:08 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How much vegetables in a day?
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It's alright. If you understood the pumpkins matter, then what is the answer out of the four possible answers? And about the chromosomes, i'll simply put it:The answer for both parts of the question (which is already known to you) must be of ...

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by Imemine
Tue May 10, 2005 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Several basic questions concerning DNA..urgent:)
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Thanks for the reply(though late), but... Thanks, and please reply fast. :wink: for pumpkins you're right I crossed AaBb*AaBb. When you want to do something fast..... :oops: :oops: but for meiosis.Again? :shock:

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by zami'87.
Tue May 10, 2005 5:39 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Several basic questions concerning DNA..urgent:)
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