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weeding

From weed, Weeding chisel, a tool with a divided chisel-like end, for cutting the roots of large weeds under ground. Weeding forceps, an instrument for taking up some sorts of plants in weeding. Weeding fork, a strong, three-pronged fork, used in clearing ground of weeds; called also weeding iron. Weeding hook. Same as Weed hook. Weeding iron. See Weeding fork, above. Weeding tongs. Same as Weeding forceps, above.


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Re: Evolutionary mechanisms

... and I'm simply not understanding? Any help I could get would this would be greatly appreciated. Yes, natural selection reduces variation by weeding out maladaptive genes. Mutations of various kinds provide new genes and alleles for natural selection to act on. A good example of what you ...

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by thoffnagle
Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary mechanisms
Replies: 13
Views: 4606

Help me grow my veggies

Pull them by hand!!! Weeding is a necessary part of life if you want to garden. If you use pesticides you're just creating more problems for yourself. You're always going to have plants trying to grow where ever there is bare soil...thats ...

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by OdinsRaven
Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:36 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Help me grow my veggies
Replies: 2
Views: 1513

God vs Evolution

... a body, which must live in a particular environment. A body carrying disadvantageous mutations will on average have less offspring, gradually weeding bad genes out of the gene pool. and to call the origin of life an accident is not entirely innacurate, except the connotation of non-purpose ...

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by foursixandtwo
Sat Jun 30, 2007 11:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
Replies: 274
Views: 214991

PLEASE help: Evolution Questions

For question 3, think about how reproductive opportunity works in human beings (how powerful is sexual selection at "weeding out" certain mixes of genes?), then factor in natural selection considering that humans tend to largely adapt the environment to their needs rather ...

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by Darby
Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:26 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: PLEASE help: Evolution Questions
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Views: 2222

natural selection

... decrease fitness or have a negligible effect are likely to be lost. There is no force "driving" adaptation, just the environment "weeding out" unfit genes and/or phenotypes.

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by AstusAleator
Thu May 04, 2006 6:52 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: natural selection
Replies: 33
Views: 11964
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