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seeds

The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.


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China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified

... Dow AgroSciences are on the verge of introducing the next generation of herbicide-resistant corn, soybeans and cotton — genetically modified seeds representing hundreds of millions of dollars in research and the promise of billions in sales. U.S. regulators have given the green light for ...

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by Sheppie
Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:59 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified
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Have I understood this punnet square question ?

A plant with genotype SsYy is crossed with a plant with genotype ssYy. S (spherical seeds) and Y (yellow seeds) are dominant over s (wrinkled seeds) and y (green seeds), respectively. The genes for pea colour and shape are on different chromosomes and therefore inherited ...

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by girlslovebarbie
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:55 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Have I understood this punnet square question ?
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Views: 2665

Re: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... in my opinion. What remains for us is to figure out how to create a sustainable ecosystem for them to thrive in, plants that quickly produce seeds will be integral as ideally we will choose a plant that either can survive under attack from the aphids for a prolonged period of time, about ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
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Views: 5127

Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... a sustainable food source that simply requires a temperate climate, sunlight and water, well, we could feed a lot of people. The distribution of seeds, plastic containers and the pests hardly even requires much infrastructure in-country to grow and distribute. On top of that, just think, protein ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
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Re: CYCAS

it reproduces through seeds only after 10 years of vegetative growth

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by reshinisar
Tue Oct 08, 2013 3:06 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: CYCAS
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