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(Science: botany) A taxonomic rank below subspecies in botany, varieties are usually the result of selective breeding and diverge from the parent species or subspecies in relatively minor ways.

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Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... and hunting for bush meat and trophies, while various types of grizzly bear are also threatened. The Mexican grizzly bear is extinct, while other varieties have been classified as threatened under the US Endangered Species Act. Having grizzly bears and gorillas fighting one another is not a good ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
Replies: 10
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What is qualitative trait loci?

"In highly tolerant varieties that differ in their sensitivity to infection in sorghum, the resistance response appears to be controlled by several quantitative trait loci (QTLs) that account for a significant portion of the resistance ...

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by Holmes
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is qualitative trait loci?
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Views: 1504

Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?

... replies may be right too, but my teacher told us that it's because since the proteins in food are composed of a chain of amino acids—one of the varieties being tryptophan—tryptophan is either a part of, a precursor of, or helps to make (I'm not sure, exactly) serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter ...

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by animus
Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?
Replies: 5
Views: 15791

fiber/hair moving thru water

... celebrity stylist Andre Walker's hair types and built upon by NaturallyCurly readers and hair professionals, our texture typing system details the varieties of wavy, curly and coily hair. We've put together handy charts to help you identify your hair type at a glance. We've also given you quick ...

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by ebianco
Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fiber/hair moving thru water
Replies: 17
Views: 12288

Re: Creation of species through programmed evolution

... such have lived upon this earth.” [p. 231]. “Lastly, looking not to any one time, but to all time, if my theory be true, numberless intermediate varieties, linking most closely all the species of the same group together, must assuredly have existed; but the very process of natural selection constantly ...

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by PAWahid
Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
Replies: 15
Views: 8390
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