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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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wildlife gardening

... most useful but I would dispute this. I think that this fad for placing the emphasis on planting 'native' trees and shrubs rather than ornamental varieties is wildly misplaced. There are plenty of 'native' trees and shrubs out in the wild, but their disadvantage in gardens is considerable. The ...

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by animartco
Sun May 18, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: wildlife gardening
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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?
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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: 2202

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: 22079

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
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