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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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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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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: 2834

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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Views: 2834

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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Do chromosomses ever get competitive?

... the offspring is always green. because green in always dominant. The default color of the offspring is yellow. if there are no transcripts, then seeds will get yellow color. even if there is a single green transcript, the color will be green. because green express as a functional protein while ...

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by balamurugan3
Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:37 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
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